[LINK] Open access science

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Tue Dec 1 08:40:19 AEDT 2020

On 26/11/20 4:50 pm, Stephen Loosley wrote:
> https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03324-y
> NEWS  24 NOVEMBER 2020  By Holly Else
> Nature journals reveal terms of landmark open-access option
> The journals will charge authors up to €9,500 to make research papers free to read, in a long-awaited alternative to subscription-only publishing. ...

This is a good move, in that it makes clear the cost of publishing.

Previously, the cost was hidden in each university library budget. 
Authors were imposing costs on all universities by choosing to publish 
in expensive journals, without that coming from their budget.

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