Embargo No More!

August 29th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Embargo No More!

PKP Welcomes White House Rule on Immediate Open Access.   On August 25th 2022, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy terminated a major concession to publishers on the road to open access. The OSTP memo indicates that by December 31st, 2025, publishers will have to provide immediate public access to research sponsored by […]

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Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

August 3rd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has issued an important decision in the longstanding dispute between the collective society Access Copyright and York University over paying royalties on course readings. Although the high court did not squarely address the practical effects of the ruling, it affirmed that Access Copyright’s tariffs are not mandatory and that fair […]

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