cOAlition S announces price transparency requirements as of July 2022

20 May 2020

cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funders, published its guidance on implementing price transparency when Open Access publication fees are applied.

More specifically, as of 1 July 2022, only publishers who provide data in line with one of the following frameworks will be eligible to receive Open Access publications funds from cOAlition S member:

  1. Breakdown of Publication Services and Fees
  2. Plan S Price and Transparency Framework

In line with the Plan S guidance, cOAlition S will only support Open Access publication fees which are fair and reasonable.

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