Science Without Publication Paywalls: cOAlition S for the Realisation of Full and Immediate Open Access

PLoS Med. 2018 Sep 4;15(9):e1002663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002663. eCollection 2018 Sep.


In this Perspective, a group of national funders, joined by the European Commission and the European Research Council, announce plans to make Open Access publishing mandatory for recipients of their agencies' research funding.

MeSH terms

  • Access to Information*
  • Biomedical Research / economics
  • Europe
  • European Union
  • Humans
  • Information Dissemination
  • International Agencies
  • Publications / economics*
  • Publications / trends
  • Publishing / economics*
  • Publishing / trends
  • Research Support as Topic / economics

Grant support

The author received no specific funding for this work.