“Plan S” was announced in early September (2018) and now everyone in scholarly publishing is talking about it.
An initiative of 11 European national research funding organizations, “Plan S” puts pressure on Open Access publishing business models by capping article fees, ending embargoes and withdrawing support for “hybrid” OA journals.
Register to listen to a webinar featuring OA expert Rob Johnson of the UK’s Research Consulting to get all the details and the insights you’ll need about “Plan S.”
The “S” in “Plan S” can stand for “science, speed, solution, shock,” says Robert-Jan Smits, the European Commission’s OA special envoy. But you can make it stand for “Smart.”