Sally Ekanayaka reviews a webinar featuring several key players in implementing Plan S and asks what lessons have been learned?
Shaun Khoo discusses the legal quandaries created by the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy (RRS).
Unpacking each word — rights, retention, and strategy — enables understanding what this policy is and how it functions within the Plan S compliance framework.
By calling its new policy a “Rights Retention Strategy,” cOAlition S is engaging in doublespeak. This strategy actually does exactly the opposite of what it claims.
Here are some takeaways from last week’s Academic Publishing in Europe meeting, from Chefs who were there (either physically or virtually).
Plan S proposes criteria for the “transformative journal” – how are publishers responding?
Geowalling open content is proposed yet again. As a thought experiment, @lisalibrarian explores what Plan S principles would be compromised by this tactic.
cOAlition S rebuffed recommendations for continuing hybrid and supporting sister journals. Springer Nature tries again with concept of the “Transformative Publisher.” Thoughts?
With many professional societies finding their revenue sources under pressure, this month we asked the Chefs: How might professional societies continue to be sustainable?
Many society publishers, concerned about the disruptive implications, of Plan S, are nervously considering selling off their publishing assets.
If you’re a scholarly and scientific author and you think the open access movement is irrelevant to your interests, think again.
As we await the next communication from Coalition S, the largest publishers indicate that they will not abandon the hybrid pathway for open access.
With thousand of pages of feedback on the Plans S implementation guidance, what themes emerged that might guide next steps? By @lisalibrarian
Famed detective Sherlock Holmes does his best to help his friend Dr. Watson figure out how best to comply with the requirements of Plan S.
In this article, Robert Harington implores Plan S leaders and funders to take researcher needs to heart.