A group of European science funders wants all papers published, free of charge, for the public to read

« Europe has a plan to force academic publishers to make research free to read »

It not new that access scientific research costs a fortune. Some changes are coming about that ! this article explain us how cOAlition S (“OA” is for “open access.” The “S” for science, or solution) a group of science funding agencies from 11 European countries, put presure on the system to changes things about it. What do they except ? « By 2020, these funders will mandate that anyone who gets money from them must publish their results in a journal without a paywall. »

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