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Paper 122_elpub2016:
Battling for 'Openness'. Applying Situational Analysis to Negotiations Between Dutch Universities and Elsevier

id 122_elpub2016
authors Simukovic, Elena
year 2016
title Battling for 'Openness'. Applying Situational Analysis to Negotiations Between Dutch Universities and Elsevier
source ELPUB2016. Positioning and Power in Academic Publishing: Players, Agents and Agendas, 20th International Conference on Electronic Publishing, 7–9 June 2016 in Göttingen, Germany
summary More than a decade after the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration, Open Access has become a widespread phenomenon and a dominant topic in the academic publishing world. Several large-scale developments can be currently observed including (trans-)national efforts towards ‘full Open Access’ in a given year or ‘offsetting’ models when renewing library subscriptions. In this context, the Netherlands are believed to play a pioneering role as novel agreements with major academic publishers have been recently reached and Open Access was set prominently among the priorities of the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first semester of 2016. However, the negotiations between Dutch universities and Elsevier could be rather described as an ongoing battle that only recently has taken ‘a constructive turn’. As a rich case for investigation, the controversy will be examined using Adele E. Clarke's (2005) method of situational analysis and subsequently visualized with three kinds of maps.
keywords Open access, science policy, the Netherlands
series ELPUB:2016
type poster
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urn:nbn urn:nbn:se:elpub-122_elpub2016
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