5 out of 7 UK Research Councils Mandate Green OA Self-Archiving

From: Stevan Harnad <harnad_at_ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 16:34:49 +0100

As announced in Peter Suber's Open Access News
on 1 April 2007 two UK Research Councils, PPARC and CCLRC merged into a
single Council: Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

PPARC had already mandated Green OA Self-Archiving; CCLRC had "strongly
encouraged" it. STFC mandates it.

That means that instead of 5 out of 8 UK Research Councils mandating OA, 5
out of 7 now mandate OA.

Worldwide, we have reached 23 Green OA Self-Archiving Mandates adopted (9
institutional, 3 departmental, 11 funder mandates, including the European
Research Council) plus 6 more proposed (1 multi-institutional, 5 funder
mandates), two of them (FRPAA in the US and EC A1 in Europe) big ones:


Stevan Harnad
Received on Sun Apr 01 2007 - 17:11:17 BST

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