Wiley’s First Open Access Agreement in Hong Kong Promotes Research Accessibility
Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in research and education, today announced a new open access agreement with Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) in Hong Kong, starting January 1, 2023.
PLOS Announces New Publishing Agreement with German Consortium
The Public Library of Science (PLOS) is pleased to announce a consortium agreement with Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) that allows member institutions to participate in PLOS’ three innovative publishing models. This two-year agreement provides researchers affiliated with consortium members with unlimited publishing privileges in PLOS journals without them having to cover fees themselves.
Clarivate and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Release Annual Joint Report to Identify 165...
Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) today released Research Fronts 2022, their ninth annual collaborative report.
Simba’s Global Professional Publishing Report Reveals Top Trends in a Dynamic Publishing Market
Simba’s new report, Global Professional Publishing 2022-2026, covers the latest trends and business performance in the four major professional publishing segments: Tax, Accounting & Business; Legal; Scientific & Technical; and Medical publishing.
OhioLINK and IOP Publishing sign uncapped transformative agreement
OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic library consortium, has entered into a three-year unlimited transformative agreement with society publisher IOP Publishing (IOPP).
Japan’s lack of infectious diseases research exposed by COVID-19 pandemic
Japan’s government has drawn criticism from some of the nation’s researchers following a new analysis that shows Japan has for years been lagging in the field of infectious diseases research, including after the COVID-19 pandemic had hit.
SAGE Publishing and Council of Australian University Libraries reach new “Read and Publish” agreement
SAGE Publishing and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL), the negotiating body representing universities in Australia and New Zealand, have announced a new Open Access Agreement which will expand publishing opportunities for ANZ researchers. The three year agreement, which begins on the 1st January 2023 and will last through to the 31st December 2025, provides researchers with...
U.S. Policy Shift to Bolster Open Access Growth
The Biden administration’s decision to drop embargos on publicly funded research will fuel strong open access publishing growth over the next four years—this according to the most recent report from media and publishing intelligence firm Simba Information.
Open access policy update: December 2022
UKRI has published updated information to support funded research organisations and researchers to meet its new open access policy. Peer reviewed research articles that acknowledge UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding have been required to comply with UKRI’s open access policy since 1 April 2022.
Springer Nature completes acquisition of Research Square Company
Move will increase authors’ access to best-in-class research solutions. RSC comprises American Journal Experts (AJE), which provides best-in-class AI-powered and professionally delivered author solutions, and Research Square, the world’s number one multi-disciplinary preprint platform.
Springer Nature continues open access drive in Latin America
Springer Nature has today agreed its first transformative agreement (TA) in Mexico with partner Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), in Mexico. The TA is also the first and largest institutional TA for Latin America, showing extended support for open access (OA) across the Americas.
More than 2000 journals share price and service data through Plan S’s Journal Comparison...
cOAlition S is pleased to report that 27 publishers – who publish more than 2000 journals – have embraced the Journal Comparison Service (JCS) and shared their service and price data, responding to the call for transparent pricing of publishing services. cOAlition S wishes to praise these publishers for incorporating the values of openness and price transparency into their processes, in line with Plan S principles.