[open-science] Canada's granting councils announce OA policy

Richard Akerman scilib at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 20:12:37 UTC 2015

Canada's three granting councils (CIHR, SSHRC, NSERC) have announced
their unified open access policy.


it's a mandate ("Grant recipients are required to ...")

repository (green) and journal (gold) open access are both supported
12 month maximum embargo
effective for all grants awarded May 1, 2015 and onward

Richard Akerman
scilib at gmail.com

Twitter: @scilib

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