Monday, May 08, 2006

SSHRC Decision on OA

It's easy for us OA advocates to feel disappointed by the recent SSHRC decision not to impose mandatory requirements on researchers to publish via open access. Instead, SSHRC has opted to focus on creating awareness and pursuing discussions with major stakeholders, and to gradually incorporate open access provisions in research support programs.

Michael Geist makes a few points worth noting about the decision.

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