OA2020 – The Initiative

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22 March 2017
University of California libraries sign EoI and launch local OA2020 site

22 March 2017
Declaration of support for OA2020 from the European Commission, announced on the 13th Berlin Open Access Conference, 21-22 March 2017, Berlin

08 March 2017
13th Berlin Open Access Conference, 21-22 March 2017, Berlin: Live streaming of Day 2 (9:00 h – 15:15 h CET). The recordings are available here.

08 March 2017
13th Berlin Open Access Conference, 21-22 March 2017, Berlin: Registration closed

16 Januar 2017
13th Berlin Open Access Conference, 21-22 March 2017, Berlin: Registration open

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Open Access 2020 is an international initiative that aims to induce the swift, smooth and scholarly-oriented transformation of today’s scholarly journals from subscription to open access publishing.

The principles of this initiative were discussed and agreed upon at the Berlin 12 Conference on 8-9 December 2015 and are embodied in an Expression of Interest, which has already been endorsed by numerous international scholarly organizations.

The practical steps that can be taken towards the envisaged transformation are outlined in a Roadmap.

All parties involved in scholarly publishing – particularly universities, research institutions, funders, libraries, and publishers – are invited to collaborate through OA2020 for a swift and efficient transition of scholarly publishing to open access.

This important initiative is open to further institutional signatories. Please consider offering your support.