Open Access Update – November 2018

1. Mark C Wilson. 2018. Introducing the Free Journal Network – community-controlled open access publishing.
LSE Impact Blog. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/06/20/introducing-the-free-journal-network-community-controlled-open-access-publishing/

The Free Journal Network was established earlier this year in order to nurture and promote journals that are free to both authors and readers, and run according to the Fair Open Access Principles.

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2. Rob Johnson. 2018. ‘Plan S’ Aims to Transform Scholarly Communication—Will Publishers Be Ready?.
Publishers Weekly. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/78432-plan-s-could-transform-scholarly-communication-are-publishers-ready.html

In connection with International Open Access Week, five quick takes to help publishers approach the ambitious European plan to require open access by 2020.

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