Start of the National Contact Point Open Access OA2020-DE


Background

The Alliance of German Science Organizations has established a "National Contact Point Open Access (OA2020-DE)" for Germany as part of the Digital Information Priority Initiative. The aim of the project is to create conditions for a large-scale implementation of the open access transition of scientific journals, as pursued by the OA2020 Initiative on a global level. The focus of the transition is to offer electronic journals that are already available today and distributed in the subscription model according to an open-access-based business model. This also includes overlaps with the Alliance-funded DEAL project.

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