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Consequences of open access not thought through, warns British Academy

The British Academy has warned that organisations representing the humanities and social sciences “remain extremely concerned” about the impact of the open access policies being developed by government funders.

In a statement published today, the BA argues that insufficient consideration has been given to the potential consequences of the open access policies that will govern work funded by the research councils from next April. The move to open access is likely to be much more complicated for the humanities and social sciences than for STEM subjects, it adds.

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