STM and AAP raise alarm over US policy change on Open Access

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has written to the US Office of Science and Technology Policy expressing its “alarm” at rumours that the Trump administration is considering a “precipitous” move to require all federally funded research to be made immediately Open Access.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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