About Plan S
Plan S is an initiative for Open Access publishing that was launched in September 2018. The plan is supported by cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funders. Plan S requires that, from 2020, scientific publications that result from research funded by public grants must be published in compliant Open Access journals or platforms.
One Week Extension for Plan S Feedback
Following requests from external stakeholders the deadline for feedback on the implementation guidance of Plan S has been extended until 8 February 2019.
Helping Learned Societies Explore Plan S-compliant Business Models
Wellcome and UKRI are looking to work with a consultant to explore a range of potential business models which could help learned societies transition to Plan S
From Principles to Implementation: cOAlition S Releases Implementation Guidance on Plan S
Guidance on Plan S implementation is released and launched for public feedback
cOAlition S Adopts Implementation Guidance on Plan S
Members of cOAlition S have approved the draft implementation guidance for Plan S The guidance will open for public feedback next week.
cOAlition S funders
After 1 January 2020 scientific publications on the results from research funded by public grants provided by national and European research councils and funding bodies, must be published in compliant Open Access Journals or on compliant Open Access Platforms.