Subscribe to open: Modeling an open access transformation

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The introduction of Plan S, an initiative for open access launched by a group of primarily European national funding agencies and two foundations in late 2018, prompted discussion about how publishers will transition to full open access. Many current open access models involve article processing charge (APC) payments. Here we describe an alternative model, Subscribe to Open (S2O).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
JournalCollege and Research Libraries News
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2020

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