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02.03.2022

Action Plan for Diamond Open Access

AUTHOR(s): Zoé Ancion (ANR), Lidia Borrell-Damián (SE), Pierre Mounier (OPERAS), Johan Rooryck (cOAlition S), Bregt Saenen (SE)

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6282402

Science Europe, cOAlition S, OPERAS, and the French National Research Agency (ANR) present this Action Plan to further develop and expand a sustainable, community-driven Diamond OA scholarly communication ecosystem.

It proposes to align and develop common resources for the entire Diamond OA ecosystem, including journals and platforms, while respecting the cultural, multilingual, and disciplinary diversity that constitutes the strength of the sector.

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This initiative aims for a scholarly publishing infrastructure that is equitable, community-driven, academic-led and -owned. This will enable the global research community to take charge of a scholarly communication system by and for research communities. It therefore welcomes all researchers, organisations, disciplines, and journals who share its vision and ethos to endorse it.

Below is an overview of organisations and individuals who have already done so. Further endorsements are welcome via https://scieur.org/diamond-endorsement.

List of Endorsing Organisations

Academy of Finland (AKA) logo

Academy of Finland (AKA)Finland

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society logo

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and SocietyGermany

ALLEA - All European Academies logo

All European Academies (ALLEA)Europe

AmeliCA Open Knowledge logo

AmeliCA Open KnowledgeMéxico

Asia–Pacific Journal logo

Asia–Pacific JournalUnited States

Association of European Research Libraries logo

Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER)The Netherlands

Austrian Science Fund (FWF) logo

Austrian Science Fund (FWF)Austria

Beilstein Institute logo

Beilstein InstituteGermany

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation logo

Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationUnited States

Bollettino telematico di filosofia politica logo

Bollettino telematico di filosofia politicaItaly

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences logo

Bulgarian Academy of SciencesBulgaria

Cardiff University logo

Cardiff UniversityUnited Kingdom

Centre for Direct Scientific Communication (CCSD) logo

Centre for Direct Scientific Communication (CCSD)France

Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science (CEON/CEES) logo

Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science (CEON/CEES)Serbia

Centre Mersenne logo

Centre MersenneFrance

CESAER logo

CESAERBelgium

Coalition Publica logo

Coalition PublicaCanada

cOAlition S logo

cOAlition S

Coko logo

CokoInternational

Confederation of Open Access Repositories logo

Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)International

Consortium of University Services of Catalonia (CSUC) logo

Consortium of University Services of Catalonia (CSUC)Spain

Council of Editors of Translation and Interpreting Studies for Open Science logo

Council of Editors of Translation and Interpreting Studies for Open Science

Creative Commons logo

Creative CommonsGlobal

Cybergeo, European Journal of Geography logo

Cybergeo, European Journal of GeographyFrance

Cybrarians logo

Cybrarians: The Arabic Portal for Librarianship and InformationEgypt

DARIAH ERIC logo

DARIAH ERICFrance/Europe

Digital Library Association logo

Digital Library AssociationArmenia

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) logo

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)United Kingdom

DOAB Foundation logo

DOAB FoundationThe Netherlands

Edinburgh Diamond logo

Edinburgh DiamondUnited Kingdom

Episciences logo

EpisciencesFrance

ERIH Plus logo

ERIH PlusNorway

Érudit logo

ÉruditCanada

European University Association logo

European University AssociationBelgium

Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI) logo

Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)Romania

Faculty of Humanities, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula logo

Faculty of Humanities, Juraj Dobrila University of PulaCroatia

Fair Open Access Alliance logo

Fair Open Access AllianceThe Netherlands

Federation of Finnish Learned Societies logo

Federation of Finnish Learned SocietiesFinland

Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) logo

Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)Portugal

Free Journal Network logo

Free Journal NetworkUnited States

French National Centre for Scientific Research logo

French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)France

French National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology logo

French National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology (INRIA)France

French National Research Agency logo

French National Research Agency (ANR)France

German Initiative for Network Information (DINI) logo

German Initiative for Network Information (DINI)Germany

German Research Foundation logo

German Research Foundation (DFG)Germany

Global China Pulse logo

Global China PulseSweden

Good Food Institute Europe logo

Good Food Institute EuropeBelgium

Göttingen State and University Library logo

Göttingen State and University LibraryGermany

Hamburg State and University Library logo

Hamburg State and University LibraryGermany

Harvard Library logo

Harvard LibraryUnited States

Helmholtz Open Science Office logo

Helmholtz Open Science OfficeGermany

Howard Hughes Medical Institute logo

Howard Hughes Medical InstituteUnited States

Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences logo

Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of SciencesPoland

Irish Open Access Publishers (IOAP) logo

Irish Open Access Publishers (IOAP)Ireland

Izmir Institute of Technology logo

Izmir Institute of TechnologyTurkey

Jisc logo

JiscUnited Kingdom

Journal of Political Ecology logo

Journal of Political EcologyUnited States

Journal of Specialised Translation logo

Journal of Specialised TranslationUnited Kingdom

Journal of West African Languages logo

Journal of West African LanguagesNigeria

Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information logo

Korea Institute of Science and Technology InformationRepublic of Korea

Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) logo

Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO)Argentina

League of European Research Universities (LERU) logo

League of European Research Universities (LERU)Belgium

Lens logo

The LensAustralia

LingOA – Linguistics in Open Access logo

LingOA – Linguistics in Open AccessThe Netherlands

Lumière University Lyon 2 logo

Lumière University Lyon 2France

Luxembourg National Research Fund logo

Luxembourg National Research FundLuxembourg

Made in China Journal logo

Made in China JournalAustralia/Sweden

Management & Economics Research Journal logo

Management & Economics Research JournalAlgeria

Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) logo

Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA)Belgium

MathOA – Mathematics in Open Access logo

MathOA – Mathematics in Open AccessNetherlands

Max Weber Stiftung - Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland logo

Max Weber Stiftung - Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im AuslandGermany

MedienPädagogik logo

MedienPädagogik - Journal for Theory and Practice of Media EducationSwitzerland

Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography logo

Miroslav Krleža Institute of LexicographyCroatia

OAPEN Foundation logo

OAPEN FoundationThe Netherlands

OASPA logo

OASPAThe Netherlands

Open Access Australasia logo

Open Access AustralasiaAustralia/New Zealand

Open Access Nigeria logo

Open Access NigeriaNigeria

Open Library of Humanities logo

Open Library of HumanitiesUnited Kingdom

OpenAIRE logo

OpenAIREGreece

OpenEdition logo

OpenEditionFrance

OPERAS logo

OPERASBelgium

Partners in Digital Health logo

Partners in Digital HealthUnited States

Peer Community In logo

Peer Community InFrance

Poltekkes Kemenkes Kendari logo

Poltekkes Kemenkes KendariIndonesia

Prairial – Editorial Center Lyon–Saint-Etienne logo

Prairial – Editorial Center Lyon–Saint-EtienneFrance

Public Knowledge Project logo

Public Knowledge ProjectCanada

Punctum Books logo

Punctum BooksUnited States

Redalyc logo

RedalycMéxico

Repères logo

Repères – Network of Open Access Scientific Journal PlatformsFrance

Research Council of Norway (RCN) logo

Research Council of Norway (RCN)Norway

Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) logo

Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)België

Research Institute for Development logo

Research Institute for Development (IRD)France

Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon logo

Research Institute of the Peruvian AmazonPeru

Sampan – Academia & PUblishing logo

Sampan – Academia & PublishingThe Netherlands

Saxon State and University Library logo

Saxon State and University LibraryGermany

SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online logo

SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library OnlineBrasil

Science Europe logo

Science Europe

SciPost logo

SciPostThe Netherlands

SDG Academy - UN SDSN logo

SDG Academy - UN SDSNUnited States

Slovenian Research Agency logo

Slovenian Research AgencySlovenia

Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) logo

Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)Spain

AEI – Spanish State Research Agency logo

Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)Spain

SPARC Europe logo

SPARC Europe

Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland logo

Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of IrelandIreland

Stichting eIFL.net (EIFL) logo

Stichting eIFL.net (EIFL)Netherlands

SUPMICROTECH-ENSMM logo

SUPMICROTECH-ENSMMFrance

Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences logo

Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social SciencesSwitzerland

Swiss Medical Weekly logo

Swiss Medical WeeklySwitzerland

Swiss National Science Foundation logo

Swiss National Science FoundationSwitzerland

Technological University Dublin logo

Technological University DublinIreland

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities logo

The Guild of European Research-Intensive UniversitiesBelgium

The Initiative for Fair Open Access Publishing in South Asian Studies logo

The Initiative for Fair Open Access Publishing in South Asian StudiesAustria

TIB - Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology logo

TIB - Leibniz Information Centre for Science and TechnologyGermany

Tübitak Ulakbim logo

Tübitak UlakbimTurkey

UiT The Arctic University of Norway logo

UiT The Arctic University of NorwayNorway

United Academics logo

United AcademicsNetherlands

University Library of Bern logo

University Library of BernSwitzerland

University of Barcelona logo

University of BarcelonaSpain

University of Coimbra logo

University of CoimbraPortugal

University of Glasgow logo

University of GlasgowUnited Kingdom

University of La Sabana logo

University of La SabanaColombia

University of Lausanne logo

University of LausanneSwitzerland

University of Liège Library logo

University of Liège LibraryBelgium

University of Ljubljana logo

University of LjubljanaSlovenia

University of Minho logo

University of MinhoPortugal

University of Turin logo

University of TurinItaly

University of Westminster Press logo

University of Westminster PressUnited Kingdom

University of Zadar logo

University of ZadarCroatia

University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences logo

University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesCroatia

University of Zagreb University Computing Centre logo

University of Zagreb University Computing CentreCroatia

University of Zürich logo

University of Zurich Switzerland

YERUN - Young European Research Universities logo

YERUN - Young European Research Universities

ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Science logo

ZB MED - Information Centre for Life ScienceGermany

ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics logo

ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for EconomicsGermany

Zentralbibliothek Zürich logo

Zentralbibliothek ZürichSwitzerland

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences logo

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied SciencesSwitzerland

ZRC SAZU logo

ZRC SAZUSlovenia

List of Endorsing Individuals

Name Position Organisation Country
Albornoz Mendoza, Lilian Scientific Editor, Journal of Economy Faculty of Economics, Autonomous University of Yucatan Mexico
Aldunate, Tania Librarian in Support of Open Science Project University of Santiago Chile
Aminian, Ioana Researcher Austrian Academy of Sciences Austria
Ansorge, Libor Deputy Director for Research T.G. Masaryk Water Research Institute Czech Republic
Bargheer, Margo Head of Electronic Publishing Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany
Battaner, Elena Professor Rey Juan Carlos University Spain
Bax de Keating, Aude Open Science Programme Co-ordinator swissuniversities Switzerland
Bekleyen, Ayhan Editor in Chief Dicle University Journal of the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Turkey
Belhamel, Kamel Director Organic Materials Laboratory, Faculty of Technology, University of Bejaia Algeria
Beljo Lučić, Ružica Full Professor, Head of Institute of Process Engineering, Editor-in-Chief of journal Drvna Industrija Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, University of Zagreb Croatia
Betz, Sonya Head of Library Publishing and Digital Production Services University of Alberta Canada
Bingham, Daniel Founder Open Source Platform (to be announced) United States
Bongiovani, Paola Coordinator Open Access Unit National University of Rosario Argentina
Borgeaud, Claude In charge of Open Access Vaud University of Education Switzerland
Bottazzo, Violetta Member of Executive Board of Special Library Association of Slovenia Special Library Association of Slovenia Slovenia
Brennan, Niamh Programme Manager Research Information Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin Ireland
Buendia, Victor Postdoctoral Researcher University of Tübingen Germany
Buggle, Jane Institute Librarian IADT Ireland
Canny, Geraldine Head of Research South East Technological University Ireland
Carvalho, José Full Professor Autonomous University of Barcelona Spain
Chung, Ginu Senior Research Technician Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information Republic of Korea
Clemente Vega, Paula Marketing Officer Open Library of Humanities United Kingdom
Conzett, Philipp Senior Research Librarian UiT The Arctic University of Norway Norway
Costa, Susana Librarian University of Minho Portugal
Couture, Marc Assistant Editor International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education Canada
Cristóbal, Urbano Associate Professor/td> Unversity of Barcelona Spain
De Meeûs, Thierry Senior Researcher Institute of Research for Development France
Dobrača, Igor Lecturer Juraj Dobrila University of Pula Croatia
Dony, Christophe Librarian University of Liège Belgium
Euler, Ellen Professor University of Applied Sciences Potsdam Germany
Farquharson, Jamie Research Engineer University of Strasbourg France
Feldhausen, Ingo Full Professor Université de Lorraine France
Fentahun, Ayenew Librarian Jimma University Ethiopia
Ferreira, Eugénio Vice-Rector University of Minho Portugal
Figueiredo, Elin Assistant Researcher NOVA School of Science and Technology Portugal
Förstner, Konrad Head Data Science and Services ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences Germany
Frantsvåg, Jan Erik Open Access Adviser UiT The Arctic University of Norway Norway
Galea, Elena Full Professor Autonomous University of Barcelona Spain
Garcia, Moriana Scholarly Communication Librarian University of Rochester United States
García Martínez, Bardo Javier Academic Professor National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico
Gordillo, Jonathan Administrative Pontifical Xavierian University Colombia
Grabarić Andonovski, Iva Editor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Croatia
Grohmann, Kleantes Professor of Biolinguistics University of Cyprus Cyprus
Gurdal, Gultekin Director Library Izmir Institute of Technology Turkey
Hahn, Daniela Project Manager 'Platinum Open Access Funding' (PLATO) Unviersity of Zurich Switzerland
Hamzayeva, Nargiza Teaching Assistant Karshi State University Uzbekistan
Hayes, Ashling Head of the Research Services, Library & Information Services Division University of Limerick Ireland
Herault, Yann Group Leader, Director of Research University of Strasbourg, CNRS, INSERM France
Huerlimann, Daniel Professor Bern University of Applied Sciences Switzerland
Hurtado-Gutiérrez, Ruben PhD Student University of Granada Spain
Hwang, Hyekyong Team Leader of Open Access Dissemination Team Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information Republic of Korea
Juy, Jonathan Assistant d'édition French Society for Public Health France
Kalvø, Daniel Open Access Adviser University of Oslo Library Norway
Kane, David Librarian South East Technological University Ireland
Khalifa, Mahmoud Ambassador MENA Directory of Open Access Journals Europe
Kim, Hwanmin Researcher Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information Republic of Korea
Kim, Hye-Sun Director, Principal Researcher Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information Republic of Korea
Kim, Wan Jong Principal Researcher Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information Republic of Korea
Kistryn, Stanislaw Rector Proxy for Cooperation within the Framework of Una Europa Jagiellonian University in Krakow Poland
Kumar, Sushil Deputy Dean Journals & Publications Chitkara University India
Labastida Juan, Ignasi Rector's Delegate for Open Science University of Barcelona Spain
Lair, Sharla Senior Strategist, Open Access and Scholarly Communication Initiatives LYRASIS United States
Larrieu, Maxence Diamond Open Access Publishing Platform Project Manager Paris Cité University France
Levy, Roger Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Lisée, Cynthia Research Support Librarian University of Quebec in Montreal Canada
Ma, Lai Assistant Professor University College Dublin Ireland
Mann, Paige Assistant Director for Public Services, STEM Librarian, Scholarly Communications Librarian University of Redlands United States
Maria Murta, Isabel Senior Academic Officer/Library Technical Responsible ITQB/NOVA, New University of Lisbon Portugal
Marques, Carla Editorial Assistant University of Minho Portugal
Melissen, Jan Head Media and Information Centre ZHdK – Media and Information Centre Switzerland
Meyer, Camille Editor UCA France
Mihaljević, Nikica Associate Professor, Editor-in-Chief of Faculty Journal Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split Croatia
Miller, Thomas Principal Investigator Research Cancer Centre of Marseille France
Mittermaier, Bernard Head of the Central Library Research Center Jülich Germany
Mohsen, Kayal Researcher Institute of Research for Development France
Moreno Moreno, Adrián Assistant Technician Carlos I Institute of Theoretical and Computational Physics Spain
Moric Filipovic, Ivana Head of Publishing Office University of Zadar Croatia
Mourão, Marisa Science Management University of Minho Portugal
O'Neill, Marie Head of Enhancement CCT College Dublin Ireland
Nguyen, Tuan Senior Lecturer Dalat University Vietnam
Novaković, Dražen Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty of Economics, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek Croatia
Oppenheim, Charles Visiting Professor Robert Gordon University United Kingdom
Ostrzinski, Ulrike Press Officer ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Sciences Germany
Pacheco, Emilia Librarian University of Algarve Portugal
Paquin, Emilie Director for Research and Strategic Development Consortium Érudit / Coalition Publica Canada
Paquot, François Attaché de Direction University of Liège Belgium
Pastorini, Anna Maria Open Science Coordinator – University Library System Genoa University Italy
Peruginelli, Ginevra Researcher Institute of Legal Informatics and Judicial Systems, National Research Council (IGSG-CNR) Italy
Pirozhkova, Iryna Researcher French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) France
Pochet, Bernard Librarian/Publisher/Lecturer University of Liège Belgium
Pourret, Olivier Head of Open Science and Research Integrity UniLaSalle France
Primo Peña, Elena Head Librarian Institute of Health Carlos III Spain
Putnings, Markus Head of Department Open Access Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, University Library Erlangen-Nürnberg Germany
Rafiq, A Publisher Staff Poltekkes Kemenkes Kendari Indonesia
Rahme, Dalal Scholarly Communications Librarian American University of Beirut Lebanon
Rakka, Maria Postdoctoral Fellow Dalhousie University Canada
Ranea-Robles, Pablo Postdoctoral Fellow Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research Denmark
Rehemtula, Salima Head of Impact Department NOVA University Lisbon Portugal
Remedios, Melero Researcher Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) Spain
Rico-Castro, Pilar Head of Unit for Open Access, Repositories, and Academic Journals Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) Spain
Samuel, John Associate Professor CPE Lyon France
Sauerland, Uli Department Head Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics Germany
Schultze-Motel, Paul Open Science Officer Helmholtz Association Germany
Schuwer, Robert Professor Open Educational Resources Fontys University of Applied Sciences The Netherlands
Ševkušić, Milica Librarian & EIFL Open Access Country Coordinator Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA & EIFL Serbia
Shieber, Stuart Professor Harvard University United States
Shmagun, Hanna Researcher/Phd Candidate Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information Republic of Korea
Simões, Inês PhD student/Researcher University of Coimbra Portugal
Sireci, Matteo Junior Researcher/PhD Student University of Granada Spain
Smedsrød, Bård Professor Emeritus UiT The Arctic University of Norway Norway
Soto Quintero, Albanelly Postdoctoral Researcher National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico
Soyuyuce Aydın, Ebru Chief Expert TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM Turkey
Stephens, David Professor University of Bristol United Kingdom
Stojanovski, Jadranka Associate Professor University of Zadar/Ruđer Bošković Institute Croatia
Strauch-Davey, Annette RDM Support University of Hildesheim Foundation University Library Germany
Strømme, Tormod Librarian University of Bergen Norway
Suber, Peter Senior Advisor for Open Access Harvard University United States of America
Susi, Toma Associate Professor University of Vienna Austria
Svendsen, Michael Head of Research Support Royal Danish Library Denmark
Szafrański, Leszek University Coordinator for Open Access to Research Publications and Data Jagiellonian University in Krakow Poland
Tanner, Nicole IT Service All IT United States
Taskin, Zehra Policy Advisor Open Science/Associate Professor Tübitak/Hacettepe University Turkey
Teles e Marques, Cátia Publishing Policies Manager Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon Portugal
Thirion, Paul Head Librarian University of Liège Belgium
Tomljanović, Tea Associate Professor Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb Croatia
Torres, Joaquin J. Professor University of Granada Spain
Trillo, Flor Systems Librarian World Bank Group United States
Vallecillo, Antonio Professor University of Málaga Spain
Verbeke, Demmy Associate Professor KU Leuven Belgium
Vullioud, Sylvie Citizen Switzerland
Wändahl, Anders Librarian KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Wohlgemuth, Michael Open Access Coordinator Saxon State and University Library Dresden Germany
Wood, John Consultant (retired) United Kingdom