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The APC question mark hovering over the OSTP announcement

Pooley, Jefferson (2022) The APC question mark hovering over the OSTP announcement. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Sep 2022). Blog Entry.

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The recent announcement by the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) set out a requirement for all federally funded research to be made immediately publicly accessible and in so doing has significantly accelerated a transition to Open Access publication models in the U.S. In this post Jeff Pooley argues that the proposals may also run the risk of locking in publishing models based on Article Processing Charges (APCs) which whilst opening access to research users, raises new financial barriers to authors, especially in less well funded fields, such as the humanities and social sciences.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2022 14:42
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:36

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