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Initiative for Open Abstracts launches to promote discovery of research

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The Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) calls on all scholarly publishers to open the abstracts of their publications, and specifically to distribute them through Crossref, in order to facilitate large-scale access and promote discovery of critical research.

Copyright Clearance Center launches Open Access Workflow Services to support publishers

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Copyright Clearance Center, announces Open Access Workflow Services, a comprehensive consulting practice providing strategic Open Access (OA) and Transformative Agreement workflow support to publishers, funders, institutions and other key stakeholders in the scholarly communications ecosystem.

IntechOpen hits milestone: 5,000 Open Access books published!

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“Preparation of Space Experiments” edited by international leading expert Dr. Vladimir Pletser, Director of Space Training Operations at Blue Abyss is the 5,000th Open Access book published by IntechOpen and its milestone publication!

De Gruyter transforms journal “Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis” to Open Access via Subscribe to...

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Together with the editors and the National Contact Point Open Access OA2020-DE, De Gruyter is transforming the leading library journal Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis (BFP) into open access through the Subscribe to Open model.

Karger Publishers Expands Open Access Program

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Karger Publishers is accelerating the transition to Open Access (OA) with seven more OA journals, transformative OA agreements and additional "Open" actions.

Frontiers and the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences announce OA publishing agreement

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Frontiers are delighted to announce that the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (Krems, Austria) has established an institutional membership agreement for open access publishing with Frontiers.

Diversifying readership through open access: A usage analysis for OA books

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Open access (OA) books are reaching more countries and have greater usage and higher citation numbers than non-OA books. A new analysis collaboratively produced by Springer Nature and COARD (Collaborative Open Access Research & Development) presents these and other key findings in a new white paper that explores how OA affects the geographical diversity of readers.

Partners in Digital Health features Blockchain in Healthcare Today on ScienceOpen

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ScienceOpen is pleased to announce a new cooperation with Partners in Digital Health (PDH) to showcase the Open Access journal, Blockchain in...

Hindawi announce a new open access partnership with SAGE Publishing

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SAGE and Hindawi have recently entered into a publishing partnership agreement whereby the latter will publish and develop three SAGE gold open access journals for a period of at least three years.

Springer Nature’s Transformative Agreements enable country level transition to open access

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Transformative Agreements (TAs) continue to have an influential and driving impact on enabling a country to flip to a fully open access (OA) environment sustainably and effectively. The latest data from Springer Nature on the growth of OA publishing as a result of its national TAs illustrates that any country with an agreement in place with the publisher, has the ability to flip to full OA.

The Open Research Library reaches new milestones, seeing growth in content, usage and accessibility...

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The Open Research Library (ORL), the hosting platform that makes scientific book publications and other high-quality academic Open Access content freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world, has made great strides since its official launch in January 2020.

Royal Society of Chemistry launches new open access atmospheric chemistry journal

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The new journal, entitled Environmental Science: Atmospheres, is a cross-disciplinary journal spanning all aspects of atmospheric science. Environmental Science: Atmospheres is inviting contributions from fields across the entirety of Earth’s atmosphere, from indoor air to cloud formation, and from pollution to the effects of atmosphere on human health.