Dal Libraries propose open access author fund

April 25, 2011

The Dalhousie Libraries have put forward a proposal to create an Open Access Author Fund at the university, which would defray or cover article processing fees charged by open access journals. The fund would not only support Dal researchers who might lack the funds needed to publish their work, but also encourage researchers to make their work available to the public. The University of Calgary, the University of Ottawa, the University of Victoria, and Simon Fraser University have already set up such funds. Dal News