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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.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jul 1, 2006
Journal Learned Publishing
Print ISSN 0953-1513
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 19
Issue 3
APA6 Citation Pinfield, S. (2006). A Wel(l)come development: research funders and open access. Learned Publishing, 19(3),
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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