Organization: Canadian Association of Research Libraries

Canada takes note as Europe moves swiftly on open-access publishing

An international consortium of research funders is moving rapidly to transform academic publishing. Known as Coalition S, the group has approved a plan that requires full and immediate open access to research funded by national and European research councils and funding bodies, beginning January 1, 2020. Canada is not part of the consortium, but it could feel the impact.

CANARIE to fund Research Data Canada activities

CANARIE has announced that it will fund the ongoing activities of Research Data Canada (RDC) until the end of its current mandate in 2015. RDC was established in 2012 to address the challenges and issues associated with managing and preserving research data — a function closely aligned with a call from CANARIE’s stakeholder community for…