House of Commons Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) Committee

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BIS Select Committee: Government 'Wrong On Gold Open Access'

Lisa Campbell | The Bookseller | September 10, 2013

The Business, Innovation and Skills select committee has criticised the government's preference for gold open access publishing over the five-year transition period to open access. Read More »

UK House Of Commons Select Committee Publishes Report Criticising RCUK’s Open Access Policy

Richard Poynder | Open and Shut? | September 10, 2013

The House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Committee has today published a critical report on the Open Access (OA) policy introduced on April 1st by Research Councils UK (RCUK). Read More »

UK Open-Access Route Too Costly, Report Says

Richard Van Noorden | Nature | September 10, 2013

The UK government's favoured route to open-access publishing puts unacceptable strains on research budgets at a time of funding shortages, says a parliamentary report released today. It also calls for more transparency and competition in the costs of publishing research. Read More »