A Wel(l)come development: research funders and open access

Pinfield, Stephen (2006) A Wel(l)come development: research funders and open access. Learned Publishing, 19 (3). pp. 45-50. (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper discusses the implications of the Wellcome Trust agreement with Blackwell, OUP and Springer in which authors of accepted papers are able to pay an open-access publication charge to make their article freely available online. In bringing together flexible licence terms and clear funding streams, the agreement has the potential to be used as a way of migrating towards possible new business models for journal publishing. It also has the potential, if implemented more widely, to deliver greater open access in such a way as to work in the interests of a broad range of stakeholders.

Item Type: Article
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Professional services > Information Services
Depositing User: Pinfield, Stephen
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2007 15:52
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/410

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