Answered By: Ellen Phillips
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2018     Views: 2

No. Most journals already participate in the open access movement by having policies that permit some form of open access. The changes BU’s policy brings to those in tenure processes are positive: increased exposure and opportunities for scholarly feedback, and the increased possibility of integrating multiple administrative processes to make tenure review run more smoothly. Finally, in the rare cases where a publisher refuses to cooperate with the policy, the opt out option remains available.




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