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Offsetting agreements for open access publishing

More journal publishers are keen to introduce offsetting systems to reduce the total cost of publishing for institutions, so we have just published new guidelines, ‘Principles for Offset Agreements’. It sets out the five principles which UK HEIs expect will drive the design of effective offset systems, along with a clear rationale for each, explaining how they will support a managed transition to fully gold open access in the spirit set out in the Finch Report

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By Neil Jacobs

JISC Programme Director, Digital Infrastructure (Information Environment)

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