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Leo Waaijers

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OPERAS white paper: platforms and services

OPERAS as an infrastructure supporting open scholarly communication will provide a catalogue of services to the academic community. Despite their diversity, the services should follow common rules and principles to establish a common framework where they can be included and managed. The principles concern governance...
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Copyright angst, lust for prestige and cost control: what institutions can do to ease open access

Leo Waaijers writes about copyright, prestige and cost control in the world of open access while in two appendices Bas Savenije and Michel Wesseling compare the costs of open access publishing and subscriptions/licences for their respective institutions. The view that the results of publicly financed...