The Open Letter: Reaction of Researchers to Plan S: too far, too risky.

A response of the Fair Open Access Alliance We write to provide a counter view to the recent open letter (“Plan S: Too Far, Too Risky”),1 partly based on our FOAA recommendations for the implementation of Plan S.2 We are glad to note that the researchers who have signed the open letter support open access […]

FOAA recommendations on the Implementation of Plan S

The Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA) enthusiastically welcomed and endorsed the bold proposal of cOAlition S to accelerate the transition to Open Access in Europe during the OASPA conference September 2018 in Vienna. FOAA has now also released extensive recommendations on the Implementation of Plan S, see https://www.fairopenaccess.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Fair-Open-Access-Alliance-recommendations-Plan-S.pdf/. The recommendations call for clarifying terminology, for […]

The Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA) on Plan S

Press release, September 19th 2018, COASPA – Vienna

The Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA) enthusiastically welcomes and endorses the bold proposal of cOAlition S to accelerate the transition to Open Access in Europe.

The cOAlition S plan requires grantees to publish in compliant Open Access journals by 2020.