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National Open Access strategy for Switzerland

The Swiss National Science Foundation and swissuniversities have come together to agree a national strategy aiming for all publications financed with Swiss public money to be accessible free of charge by 2024.

The joint principles and strategy are outlined in a document published on 31 Jan 2017, which states “all stakeholders, politicians, higher education institutions (and their libraries) and funders have to join forces to pursue common goals” – including aligning existing OA policies and supporting new OA publishing models.

Further information is available from the SNSF news item.

Vision from Swiss National Strategy on Open Access

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