“Life changing decision,” by the European Union’s ministers of Science, Innovation, Trade, and Industry to give individuals free access to science papers by 2020.
“Sustain-earth.com” have always been in support for free access to research results and findings, and worked for it, as vast part of research in itself is being funded by public and public-private funding . Finally, some of most prominent world leaders announced an initiative which asserts that European scientific papers should be made freely available to all by 2020. However, the goal is to make all science freely available on three main tenets: “Sharing knowledge freely,” “open access,” and “reusing research data.” If so, millions of people (literally) would have free access to the knowledge and information produced by experts in Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Engineering, Biology… . This is a central issue in science that previous generations could only dream about.
Read more at: http://futurism.com/eu-announces-that-all-european-scientific-articles-should-be-freely-accessible-by-2020/