UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier. Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research while containing the rapidly escalating costs associated with for-profit journals.

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ResearchGate and Springer Nature embark on pilot to deliver seamless discovery and an enhanced reading experience

ResearchGate and Springer Nature embark on pilot to deliver seamless discovery and an enhanced reading experience

ResearchGate and Springer Nature are partnering to pioneer innovative access models for scientific content in the rapidly evolving research ecosystem. Full-text articles published in select Nature journals since November 2017 will be rolled out to researchers’ ResearchGate profiles, starting now and completed by March 7, making it easier to read or download research on or off campus from that moment on.

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Inaugural Women in Science 2018 is 4,000th Open Access book published

Inaugural Women in Science 2018 is 4,000th Open Access book published

InTechOpen is proud to announce the publication of the first title in the IntechOpen Women in Science 2018 Book Collection. It is the first of the winning titles to go live online and is part of a broader program created to support women scientists worldwide. The Open Access book, Advances in the Molecular Understanding of Colorectal Cancer, is also the 4,000th book published by IntechOpen.

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De Gruyter flips top mathematics journal to open access

De Gruyter flips top mathematics journal to open access

De Gruyter’s Advances in Nonlinear Analysis (ANA) is one of ten journals recently transformed from the subscription model to open access. ANA is one of the top journals in mathematics (2017 ISI Impact Factor 4.674, ranking second in applied mathematics and third in the entire discipline), which publishes high-quality research articles in the areas of nonlinear analysis and partial differential equations, and on their numerous applications in science and technology.

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