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Feedback to Coalition S on Plan S Implementation Guidelines

Jonathan Tennant; Mark C. Wilson; Dmitri Zaitsev; Christian Gogolin

Feedback to Coalition S on Plan S Implementation Guidelines

We argue that Coalition members should favour, both in words and via their spending decisions, community-controlled, no-author-fee journals over commercially owned journals charging APCs. This is for reasons of fairness, economic efficiency, and sustainability. We see Plan S as a strong statement and step in the right direction, but encourage Coalition members to be more forward-thinking about how they want the future scholarly publishing market to look, and make sure that they are giving due consideration to the non-commercial elements of the ecosystem.

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