published on 24 Mar 2016
Open Access 2020 is an initiative to induce the transformation from subscription to open access publishing.
Open Access 2020 is an international initiative that aims to induce the transformation of 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 been endorsed by numerous international scholarly organizations. The practical steps that can be taken towards the envisaged transformation are outlined in a Roadmap.