‘Waive or reduce APCs to help authors’
The Scholarly Kitchen chefs ask EIFL to contribute to blog series on equitable participation in open research

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The Scholarly Kitchen, an independent blog established by the Society for Scholarly Publishing, asked EIFL to give input into a series of articles asking, ‘How Can We Achieve Equitable Participation in Open Research?’ Romy Beard, Manager of the EIFL Licensing Programme, and Rima Kupryte, Director of EIFL, responded by urging publishers to cut or waive article processing charges (APCs) to help authors from developing and transition economy countries, and to streamline systems for depositing Author Accepted Manuscripts (AAMs) into open repositories.

Article title: Ask the Community (and Chefs): How Can We Achieve Equitable Participation in Open Research? – Part 2

Publication/media outlet:  The Scholarly Kitchen

Date published: 22 October 2020

EIFL project/programme: EIFL Licensing Programme, EIFL Open Access Programme

Language of item: English

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