Open Access in Biomedical Research – European Science Foundation

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Open access publishing has the potential to revolutionise the way in which biomedical scientists publish and access the latest results in their field.

There are opportunities to accelerate the use of open access but there are also hurdles to its widespread uptake. In recognition of the importance of open access to the biomedical sciences, the European Medical Research Councils (EMRC) of the European Science Foundation (ESF) launched an activity to investigate what, if any, steps EMRC could usefully take to improve the open access landscape in the biomedical field across Europe. Read the full report.