LibLynx & PSI partner on real-time Open Access Usage Reporting

LibLynx and PSI partner to deliver real time usage metrics to organisations wanting to learn who is accessing their Open Access (OA) content. As the volume of OA content increases, it’s becoming increasingly crucial for OA publishers to know who is reading their content and where that readership is based, especially when developing new transformative deals and providing metrics to funders.

ScienceOpen and Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers partnership highlights orthopaedics research

ScienceOpen and Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers are pleased to announce a partnership that integrates six orthopedics journals published by Jaypee in the ScienceOpen research discovery environment in the form of a featured collection.

Cambridge University Press reaches transformative Open Access agreement with King Abdullah University of Science...

Cambridge University Press has signed a transformative Open Access agreement with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Karger Publishers is taking steps to advance the transition to Open Access in scholarly...

The future of science is “open,” and Karger Publishers supports Open Access (OA) and the broader concepts of Open Research espoused by various organizations and funding bodies.

IntechOpen joins OASPA

As part of its commitment to quality and standards in Open Access book publishing, IntechOpen has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA).

eLife introduces first demonstration of the open-source publishing platform Libero Publisher

eLife is pleased to announce the first working example of its open-source journal hosting and post-production publishing system, Libero Publisher.

Plans for a new Open Access Book Network take shape

Foundational planning is currently underway for the formation of an Open Access Book Network. Development of this network was the topic of a recent ELPUB 2019 Conference panel session led by Eelco Ferwerda from OAPEN, with the University of Cambridge’s Rupert Gatti, Pierre Mounier of OPERAS, Andrea Bertino of SUB Goettingen, and SPARC Europe Director Vanessa Proudman.

Springer Nature accelerates its transformative journey with the signing of landmark pure Open Access...

New agreements agreed this week with the Bibsam consortium in Sweden and Norway’s Unit consortium takes the number of Springer Nature’s read and publish deals to ten, putting the publisher firmly on the path to becoming a transformative publisher.

ScienceOpen and Future Science Group expand their partnership to include latest biomedical research on...

ScienceOpen and Future Science Group are pleased to announce an extended collaboration that integrates two new featured collections covering the latest scientific findings in drug discovery and biotechniques into the ScienceOpen research discovery environment.

The future of scholarly books is open (access)

A global Springer Nature survey of more than 2,500 academic book authors provides in-depth insights into perceptions of open access (OA) | Conclusions and recommendations to further increase take-up of OA books

OhioLINK Breaks New Ground Creating Central Fund for Open Access Publications with Wiley

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. and OhioLINK, a library consortium serving 118 libraries and 89 Ohio colleges and universities, announced today the signing of a Wiley Open Access Account agreement.

Despite one-year delay Plan S may still be too rushed, warn researchers

The funders behind Plan S – an ambitious set of policies that aims to speed up the transition to open access publishing – have released updated guidelines that delay implementing the plan for a year and provide more clarity on transformative publishing agreements.