What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week?
The European Research Council (ERC) has signed an agreement with Elsevier to encourage ERC-funded researchers to make their findings freely available by open access. This measure will be mandatory for all research funded under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
A journal editorial board could quit after a feud with their editor, Taylor & Francis, which tried to prevent the publication of an article about the current state of publishing system and Open Access.
University College London released an Open Access Guide to spread the word in the university.
Why is the new Wellcome Trust journal “Mosaïc” under CC-BY licence and not the new CNRS science journal ? On the difference between research agencies and their conception of reseach broadcasting (in French).
Open Access Legislation in Mexico was signed by President Enrique Peña Nieto.