This short inquiry will focus on the implementation of the Government Open Access policy.
The Committee will consider a range of concerns including:
- embargo periods;
- arrangements for article processing charge (APC) funds;
- international issues; and
- risks for learned societies.
The Committee expect to produce an output in mid-February, to inform the development of Research Council UK’s policies.
The Committee has issued a targeted call for evidence to key stakeholders for this short inquiry, any party interested in submitting written evidence should contact the Clerk to the Committee on firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions was Friday 18 January 2013.