The main principle behind Plan S is that all scientific publications from publicly funded research must be published in open access journals or platforms from January 1, 2020. A guide on how to implement Plan S was presented a few weeks ago and is open for public feedback.

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Stockholm University wants to have an open dialogue on Plan S and what it implies to researchers affiliated to the university and will therefore hold an open seminar regarding Plan S for all researchers at Stockholm University. 


  • Introduction – Astrid Söderbergh Widding
  • Implementation of Plan S – David Sweeney (video link)
  • The University management's view on Plan S – Astrid Söderbergh Widding
  • Researchers' perspecitves – Erik Lindahl
  • Stockholm University's publishing support – Wilhelm Widmark
  • Questions and reflections from the audience
  • Conclusion – Astrid Söderbergh Widding


Astrid Söderbergh Widding, President Stockholm University
Wilhelm Widmark, Library Director, Stockholms University Library
David Sweeney, cOAlition S
Erik Lindahl, Professor, Stockholm University


Anna Lundén, National Library of Sweden


The seminar will be held in English.