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The Plan S initiative threatens to shake up the world of scientific publishing through capped publishing fees for open access journals and a clear move away from hybrid journals. Steven Inchcoombe of Springer Nature gives us an insider view on what the Plan may mean for scholarly publishers.


The Europe-led ‘Plan S’ initiative for Open Access scientific publishing has been warmly received in South Africa, with the National Research Foundation expressing ‘in principle’ support. Yet South Africa already has compliant local solutions embedded within the research funding landscape, says Professor Robin Crewe.


Open Access publishing is more widespread in Latin America than in any other region of the world, and continues to grow. We sat down with CLACSO’s Open Access Advisor Dominique Babini to find out why.


Back in January 2019, we launched a series of interviews about scientific publishing and open access. The debate was sparked by the publication in September 2018 of ‘Plan S’ – the European Commission initiative to ensure that from 1 January 2020, all scientific publications reporting on the results of publicly funded research are immediately available in Open Access. The ISC’s Lizzie Sayer has collated some of the most interesting talking points about this topical subject.


The Open Library of Humanities has demonstrated a model for high-quality open access publishing, without Article Processing Charges. We asked Chief Executive Officer Martin Eve whether the Library could serve as inspiration for Learned Societies in a post-Plan S world.


When Plan S was launched in September 2018, concerns were immediately raised about the prospects for young and early-career researchers, who depend on publication records for future career development.


China’s programme of innovation-driven development, underpinned by research and technology, has placed new demands on the Chinese scientific community. What role for open access – and the Europe-led Plan S programme?


As the Plan S initiative to open up scholarly publishing gains momentum, we speak to Luke Drury, lead author of the ALLEA (ALL European Academies) Response to the Plan.


Following the launch of Plan ‘S’ — a radical initiative to ensure that all scientific publications resulting from publicly funded research are made freely available — we spoke to Robert-Jan Smits, Open Access Envoy of the European Commission, who’s spearheading the Plan’s development.


Dr. Mustapha Mokrane, Executive Director of ICSU World Data System, has been selected as Co-Lead of the Belmont Forum’s e-Infrastructures and Data Management Project (e-I&DM). He will succeed Dr. Robert Gurney, co-creator of the initiative, who completed his term at the end of September.


An accord to promote open access to “big data” that are the basis of advanced research has passed 120 endorsements, and the list includes prominent science organizations that support the principles of open data through dedicated commitments.