Eleven European countries, the Netherlands among them, have formulated a plan to enforce Open Access for all research publications by 2020, and so curb Big Publishing’s profits. It risks crushing smaller initiatives in Humanities monographs in its march...
The Frankfurt Book Fair, held annually in October, always makes for press headlines - especially in 2016, with the Netherlands and Flanders as guests of honour. But did you know that over five hundred years of history have shaped this book industry event?
The EU member states’ ministers for research and innovation unanimously signed the Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science in May. Proponents claim that mandatory open access policies champion the general public’s interests. But is that really the case?