European Commission Publishes Synthesis of Responses to Scientific Publications Study

Majority of stakeholders respond positively to call for open access to publicly-funded research.

The European Commission has published a synthesis of the responses to the consultation on their Study on the economic and technical evolution of the scientific publication markets in Europe. The synthesis notes that “There is significant support for the recommendation that public access to the results of publicly-funded scientific research should be guaranteed.” Individual responses, included that from SPARC Europe, have also been made available.

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