19-21 June 2019
University of Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone
Open Science – its impact and potential as a driver for radical change

How to flip a journal to (fair) Open Access

19 Jun 2019, 09:00
Uni Mail (University of Geneva)

Uni Mail

University of Geneva

Uni Mail Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40 1205 Genève


Saskia de Vries (Fair Open Access Alliance) Ludo Waltman (CWTS) Johan Rooryck (Leiden University)


How can editors, researchers, libraries, publishers and funders collaborate to flip existing journals to open access? In the next few years, the transition of subscription/hybrid journals to full open access will accelerate. Plan S has formulated a commitment that this has to seriously begin in 2020. This worries all stakeholders in scholarly communication for different reasons. We will explore different proven approaches and more specifically discuss the various steps in the transition to Fair Open Access.

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