Conversations at Takshashila: Should Publicly Funded Research Be Free?

India has recently announced its intent to join Plan S, by which all public-funded research in India would have to be published in open access compliant journals. This move will help scientists, students and teachers across India to access research articles and will put all scientific knowledge in the public domain. In this episode, we discuss how this move benefits India and how this announcement may signal an evolution of the publication process.

Takshashila’s Position:
takshashila.org.in/preliminary-bri…rch-accessible/

For more on Plan S: www.coalition-s.org/10-principles/

Another perspective on Plan S:
www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/sc…-slash-services

Cost of publishing:
www.nature.com/news/open-access-…ublishing-1.12676

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