The SPARC initiative: a catalyst for change

@inproceedings{Savenije2004TheSI,
  title={The SPARC initiative: a catalyst for change},
  author={Bas Savenije},
  year={2004}
}
SPARC was started in 1997 by a number of large research libraries in the US. Its main goal was to restore a competitive balance of the STM journals publishing market. A number of programmatic areas were initiated in order to realize this goal: SPARC Alternatives, SPARC Leading Edge, SPARC Scientific Communities, and SPARC Communication and Advocacy. Since two years SPARC puts a special emphasis on Open Access, including institutional repositories. The paper gives an overview of the activities… CONTINUE READING

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