Open Access and the Pandemic

It’s been interesting to try to gauge how the pandemic will affect people’s receptivity to open access in the short and long term.

My favorite scholcomm blog, The Scholarly Kitchen, wrote a post describing how they feel the pandemic has impacted progress towards a more open world:

…the COVID pandemic has given us a clear view of the value of open science, yet has also created conditions where implementing open science may not be feasible.

What open conversations have been happening in your library or workplace?

To read more about how the pandemic has affected open access publishing, click here.