SPARC Calls for Immediate Open Access to Research

Winchester, MA  Today SPARC issued a statement calling for the elimination of embargo periods in making research articles openly available to avoid curtailing scientific progress and stifling innovation in delivering the benefits of research back to the public.

Read the statement here.

Signatories to the statement include:

COAR: Confederation of Open Access Repositories
EIFL: Electronic Information for Libraries
LIBER: Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries
National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences
OpenAIRE: Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe
SPARC: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2014-05-14 11:15