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Plan S in the UK

A quick stock-take on how three UK funders are implementing the open-access initiative

The Plan S open-access initiative continues to cause controversy. At the start of this month, a group of more than 50 publishers—including industry giants Elsevier, Springer Nature, Taylor and Francis, and Wiley—warned that the challenge to their right to own and monetise the papers they publish has impacted their whole business model.  

You can read the responses to this from Robert Kiley and Johan Rooryck, respectively coordinator and executive director of Coalition S, the international consortium of research organisations promoting the plan, in Research Professional here

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