Open Access news from France including the Minister of Higher Education and Research

There has been some interesting recent developments regarding open access in France, especially with a two-days conference organized in Paris by Couperin. The HE minister made a speech on open access, which is quite unique in the history of French university libraries. Present at the conference were also prominent OA actors like Stevan Harnad, Jean-Claude Guédon, Bernard Rentier and Alma Swan.
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