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Funding bodies for 11 European countries launch open access initiative (comment) (news)


Below is link to and excerpt from a news article concerning the initiative by a group of 11 countries: the U.K., France, Italy, Austria, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, and Sweden, to require that by 2020 any research that received government funding be published in Open Access journals free from any paywalls.

Re: German Journalists explore the "Fake Science Factory" (update) (comment)

Courtesy of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS) , here is another take on the same story from an unsigned article on the Guardian website entitled: "Predatory publishers: the journals that churn out fake science: A Guardian investigation, in collaboration with German broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk, reveals the open-access publishers who accept any article submitted for a fee"

German Journalists explore the "Fake Science Factory" (update) (comment)