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Briefing papers on key issues

  1. Library management system to library services platform. Resource management for libraries: a new perspective
  2. Rethinking the library services platform
  3. The new role of the library in teaching and learning outcomes
  4. The student consumer and the rise of e-textbook platforms
  5. The rise of library centric reading list systems.

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Plan S

cOALition S

On 4 September 2018, a group of national research funding organisations, with the support of the European Commission and the European Research Council (ERC), announced the launch of cOAlition S, an initiative to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality

Reality by 2020, [ presentation] Robert-Jan Smits,Open Access Envoy of the European Commission. 2018

Wikipedia article on Plan S

[Extract] Plan S is an initiative for open-access science publishing that was launched by Science Europe on 4 September 2018.[1] a consortium launched by the European Research Council and major national research agencies and funders from twelve European countries. The plan requires scientists and researchers who benefit from state-funded research organisations and institutions to publish their work in open repositories or in journals that are available to all by 2020

Other resources on plan S

Report questions Plan S implications

Research Information March 2019

“A report exploring the implications of Plan S on the scholarly communications industry has been published by the Institute of Scientific Information. The report, using Web of Science data, poses questions for the research community, including funders, publishers and institutions. This is the second report in the Global Research series from the recently relaunched Institute for Scientific Information.

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