Call for Papers: The Use of Transformative Agreements: Do They Increase Access to Research?
01 April 2022
01 April 2022
With the growing appreciation and support for Open Access in serials and scholarly communication, there has been a growth in the use and development of transformative agreements. These transformative agreements allow for libraries and other such institutions and organizations to shift subscription costs to open access publishing. Due to efforts by funders, governments and libraries in Europe and North America in particular, these types of agreements and this reallocation of funding has grown notably in recent years; though notably, support for transformative agreements is not universal: how is this changing and why?
This live and in-person program will feature presenters discussing various aspects of the adoption and development of these types of agreements, such as:
Each presentation will be 20 minutes and in English. Time for Q&A will be scheduled after the paper presentations.
Zsuzsanna Gombos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
At least one of the paper’s authors must be present to deliver a summary of the paper during the Open Session in Dublin.
The paper must be an original submission not presented or published elsewhere. All papers that are presented at the WLIC 2022 will be made available online via the IFLA Library under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
Authors of accepted papers must complete the IFLA Authors’ Permission Form.
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