Publishers Hop On Board The Open Access Bandwagon

Ernie Smith | Associations Now | June 11, 2013

With momentum building for the open release of academic materials, the American Association of Publishers has offered up a new framework for a clearinghouse that could make open access to research data easier for the public.

With open data becoming an increasing concern in the world of research, a number of efforts have been made to ensure that everyone—researchers, publishers, and the public at large—is on the same page.

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is now throwing its hat in the ring, unveiling  an industry framework intended to make peer-reviewed material more publicly accessible.