In dramatic statement, European leaders call for ‘immediate’ open access to all scientific papers by 20 20

June 7, 2016

European leaders call for immediate #OpenAccess to all sci papers by
’20 http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/05/dramatic-statement-european-leaders-call-immediate-open-access-all-scientific-papers Spearheaded by Holland, home to Elsevier

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“goal is part of a broader set of recommendations in support of open science, a concept that also includes improved storage of and access to research data. The Dutch government, which currently holds the rotating E.U. presidency, had lobbied hard for Europe-wide support for open science, as had Carlos Moedas, the European commissioner for research and innovation.
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We probably don’t realize it yet, but what the Dutch presidency has achieved is just unique and huge,” Moedas said
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