ALLEA Statement on Open Access Publication Under “BIG DEALS” and the new copyright rules

Allea advocates for EU-Wide Secondary Publication Rights and better negotiation of future “big deals”. In its latest statement, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) evaluates the undesirable effects of current “big deals” and provides recommendations for research institutions, libraries, and policymakers on how to arrive at a more equitable system for sharing and accessing research publications under the new EU copyright rules.