DPG: The future of scientific publishing

The Executive Board of the German Physical Society (DPG) has published the “Position Paper on the Future of Scientific Publishing“, in which the positions of practicing scientits are presented in detail.

This includes their point of view on Open Acces, Cost & Data transparancy and barrier of entry in the publishing sector.

Full statement download (PDF): English
Full statement download (PDF): German

Ad hoc working group Open Access Gold

The Ad hoc working group Open Access Gold in the priority initiative “Digital Information” of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany published the new position paper “Positions on creating an Open Access publication market which is scholarly adequate” as the first result. This one is available in English, German and France.

English version: http://gfzpublic.gfz-potsdam.de/pubman/faces/viewItemOverviewPage.jsp?itemId=escidoc:1274627

Geman version: http://gfzpublic.gfz-potsdam.de/pubman/item/escidoc:873897:4/component/escidoc:873899/2015_Ad-hoc-AG-OA-Gold_Positionspapier.pdf

French version: http://gfzpublic.gfz-potsdam.de/pubman/faces/viewItemOverviewPage.jsp?itemId=escidoc:1274314