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A Wel(l)come development: research funders and open access

Pinfield, Stephen

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Stephen Pinfield



Abstract

This paper discusses the implications of the Wellcome Trust agreement with Blackwell, OUP and Springer in which authors of accepted papers are able to pay an open-access publication charge to make their article freely available online. In bringing together flexible licence terms and clear funding streams, the agreement has the potential to be used as a way of migrating towards possible new business models for journal publishing. It also has the potential, if implemented more widely, to deliver greater open access in such a way as to work in the interests of a broad range of stakeholders.

Citation

Pinfield, S. (2006). A Wel(l)come development: research funders and open access. Learned Publishing, 19(3),

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jul 1, 2006
Deposit Date Jun 26, 2006
Publicly Available Date Oct 9, 2007
Journal Learned Publishing
Print ISSN 0953-1513
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 19
Issue 3
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/410
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf

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Copyright Statement
Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf





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