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Digital Forum: Open Access

Jim Mussell (University of Leeds) The British Government’s endorsement of the Finch Report (officially titled ‘Accessibility, sustainability, excellence: how to expand access to research publications: Report of the Working Group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings’) last year raised the profile of open access and it has remained on the agenda ever since.  As the research ecosystem in the UK adapts, the underlying economics and politics of journal publication are under scrutiny as never before. While the Finch report’s

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