Typer Neylon: Elsevier Loses Its Mind – Seeks to Embargo Knowledge for Four Years

Access, Data, Knowledge
Typer Neylon
Typer Neylon

Defend the Right to Share Your Work

Academic publisher Elsevier recently changed their rules on how authors may share their work. Authors were previously allowed to share their manuscripts through repositories immediately upon publication; now they may have to wait up to 4 years before doing so. The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), a group dedicated to open access to publicly-funded work, has put together a statement where individuals and institutions can collectively ask Elsevier to reconsider this action. Please add your name and help raise awareness of the struggle to keep knowledge freely available to all. Learn more.