Finch Fiasco in Figures

Billet posté par Stevan Harnard sur le blog Open Access Archivangelism en juin 2012, suite à la publication du rapport Finch : http://openaccess.eprints.org/index.php?/archives/905-Finch-Fiasco-in-Figures.html

The Finch Report, under strong and palpable influence from the publishing lobby, instead of recommending extending and optimizing the UK’s worldwide lead in providing Green OA, cost-free, through institutional and funder self-archiving mandates, has recommended abandoning Green OA and Green OA mandates and instead spending extra money (£50-60 million yearly) on paying publishers’ Gold OA fees as well as a UK blanket national site-license fee to cover whatever is not yet Gold OA (i.e., all the journals that UK institutions currently subscribe to, rather like the “Big Deals” publishers have been successfully negotiating with individual institutions and consortia)

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