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Highlights – Uruguay & Germany Role Models

Highlights – Uruguay & Germany Role Models
  • The proposal is expected to be part of the government՚s latest science, technology, and innovation policy, which is being developed by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and the Department of Science and Technology.
  • Uruguay - research institutions have subscriptions that allow all citizens to read international research
  • Germany has nationwide subscriptions between academic institutions and big publishers. Under the German ‘read and publish’ deals, researchers can also publish under open-access terms so that anyone can read their work free.
  • Green open access - Green OA, also referred to as self-archiving, is the practice of placing a version of an author՚s manuscript into a repository, making it freely accessible for everyone. The version that can be deposited into a repository is dependent on the funder or publisher.
  • Gold open access is where an author publishes their article in an online open access journal. In contrast, green open access is where an author publishes their article in any journal and then self-archives a copy in a freely accessible institutional or specialist online archive known as a repository, or on a website.
  • Open access is a set of principles and a range of practices through which research outputs are distributed online, free of cost or other access barriers. With open access strictly defined, or Libre open access, barriers to copying or reuse are also reduced or removed by applying an open license for copyright.

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Plan S

Plan S Doesn՚t Work

Plan S doesn՚t work for the nation because many open-access journals impose up-front article-processing charges (APCs) . “Paying to publish is not good for countries like India, where resources for research are scarce”

India՚s Move

India՚s Move
  • India was the third-largest producer of science and engineering articles in 2018, publishing more than 135,000 documents, according to data compiled by the US National Science Foundation
  • Talks with Elsevier and Springer Nature, which publishes Nature,

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