Policy paper

'Accessibility, sustainability, excellence: how to expand access to research publications' Finch Group report: government response on open access

The government response to Dame Janet Finch’s report on open access to published research.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



The government response broadly accepts the report recommendations to provide easier access to research publications. It announces the government’s intention to increase in the number of taxpayer funded research papers freely available to the public.

Published 16 July 2012