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UK collaborates with new body to accelerate global open access

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Wellcome and Jisc are among the first organisations supporting the establishment of a new body called Open Access Switchboard.

Gold Open Access research has greater societal impact as used more outside of academia

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Joint study by Springer Nature, the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and the Dutch University Libraries and the National Library consortium (UKB), tracks wider impact of SDG related content when published Gold OA

IOP Publishing signs transformative agreement with the Polish Academic Consortium

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IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed a new open access (OA) transformative agreement with the Polish Academic Consortium.

Jisc and EDP Sciences conclude a ‘Flexible Maths Journals Agreement 2021-2023’

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The agreement offers Jisc members a special rate and the chance to demonstrate their ongoing commitment to open access by supporting ‘Subscribe to Open’ journals

New agreement: All participating Jisc member articles published with De Gruyter to be open...

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Jisc Collections and De Gruyter have signed an agreement to provide default open access publishing in De Gruyter journals for all authors at participating institutions, as well as subscription access to the complete De Gruyter eJournal collection.

OASPA founds new organisation with future-proof governance and funding structure for the OA Switchboard

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OASPA today announces the founding of a new neutral, independent intermediary to enable shared infrastructure and bring transparency, efficiency and cost effectiveness to the open access ecosystem.

Central European University Press Announces Innovative Open Access Funding Model

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The Central European University Press (CEUP) announces that it is transitioning to an open access (OA) monograph programme through its new library subscription membership initiative, Opening the Future. The Press will provide access to portions of their highly-regarded backlist and use the revenue from members’ subscriptions to allow the frontlist to be OA from the date of publication.

Jisc and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Enter an Innovative Read-and-Publish Agreement

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Jisc and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press) today announce an agreement that provides faculty in participating Jisc institutions with unlimited, open-access publication of accepted research manuscripts as well as full reading access to the complete collection of renowned CSHL Press journals.

Wiley’s Open Science Ambassador Program Encourages Scientific Collaboration

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John Wiley and Sons Inc., a leader in research and education, today introduced its Open Science Ambassador Program. The program acknowledges and supports Chinese thought leaders around the world who embrace open science principles and encourage a free exchange of ideas and collaboration within their communities.

Press seeks Transformative status across its journals in major commitment to Open Access

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Cambridge University Press will request the majority of its journals be given Transformative Journal status by cOAlition S as part of a commitment to transition them to full Open Access.

PLOS announce new APC-free Open Access agreements test alternative funding models

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Jisc, the digital solutions provider for education and research in the UK, and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced two 3-year Open Access (OA) agreements that allow researchers to publish in PLOS journals without incurring article processing charges (APC).

Wiley launches flagship interdisciplinary open access journal Natural Sciences

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John Wiley and Sons Inc. today announced the launch of its new premier open access journal, Natural Sciences. The journal, which fully embraces open research principles, is one of the mutual initiatives agreed to by Projekt DEAL and Wiley.