[Irtalk] Support for immediate access to articles: OpenAIRE and others issue statement | News & Events | News

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 16:32:33 SAST 2014

However, embargo periods dilute the benefits of open access policies and we
believe that, if they are adopted, they should be no more than 6 months for
the life and physical sciences, 12 months for social sciences and
humanities. We further believe that mechanisms for reducing - or
eliminating - embargo periods should be included in any Open Access policy.

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