Funding community controlled open infrastructure for scholarly communication: the 2.5% commitment initiative
The 2.5% Commitment Initiative’s goal is to increase the collective investments from academic libraries towards open common infrastructure - that is, projects that provide software or services that support open scholarship.
This article discusses the role of academic libraries in the context of open access journal publishing, based on the perceived needs of the journals and/or their editors. The results show that journals affiliated to publishing houses or libraries are technically well provided for. The article...