A crowd-sourced survey of ‘open access’ publishers, publications, licenses and fees
This spreadsheet is an attempt to survey scholarly communications (primarily research journals) to find out which publishers are producing ‘open access’ articles/journals, and what each of these publishers mean by ‘open access’ with reference (preferably) to an explicit license statement, or some evidence thereof. More subtle issues to be examined, are those publishers which label some of their content as “open access”, yet which isn’t licensed in a way that is fully-compliant with the Budapest Declaration on Open Access (the very definition of Open Access; www.soros.org/openaccess).
Analysis of the data collected so far shows that less than 5% of publishers claiming ‘open access’ actually provide explicitly BOAI-compliant Open Access
check the data at A survey of ‘Open Access’ publisher licenses – RossMounce.