Project Diamond Open Access in the Netherlands

On February 1st, the project “Enhancing Diamond Open Access in the Netherlands” commenced. This project aims to strengthen, make more sustainable, and encourage DOA journals and publishers.

The project is a continuation of the report Versterking ondersteuning van diamond open access in Nederland (in Dutch) published in November 2022 by Universities of the Netherlands. This report contained recommendations for sustainable and structural support of, and transformation to Diamond Open Access (DOA) of journals, books and infrastructures. The proposal appeared as one of the elaborations of the Ambition Document National Plan Open Science 2030 which states that investments in a more inclusive, sustainable and equitable scientific communication system are necessary.

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