‘Coronavirus Funding Monitor’ portal now available to research community

Frontiers is dedicating part of its open science platform infrastructure to collect and disseminate information relevant to the research communities battling the COVID-19 pandemic using its Coronavirus Knowledge Hub.

F1000 Research Ltd wins European Commission contract to set up an open access publishing...

F1000 Research Ltd is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the contract to set up and manage an open access publishing platform for the European Commission as a service for Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe beneficiaries.

PLOS ONE publishes its first Coronavirus-related paper

Open Access and Open Science are critical, especially in times of crisis. The COVID-19 outbreak shows how important it is for medical professionals, scientific experts, and every member of the public to have immediate access to the latest science.

Hindawi to continue to share findings related to COVID-19

Open access publisher Hindawi has reassured authors, editors, peer reviewers and readers that handling of academic research articles will continue without disruption. Hindawi teams around the world are working from home, but the community should not notice any differences in interactions with Hindawi, with peer review or publication of open access research.

European Commission grants contract for setting up an OA publishing platform

The European Commission has awarded a contract for the setting up of an open access publishing platform for scientific articles as a free service for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries. The launch of the ambitious EU open access initiative is planned for early 2021.

American Chemical Society signs innovative North American open access agreement with MIT

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries todayannounced a new and innovative agreement, which will advance key elements of open access.

Springer Nature achieves new milestone in 2019 in publishing over 100,000 OA articles in...

Last year, Springer Nature published over 100,000 articles immediately OA across its portfolio of c600 OA journals and 2200 hybrid journals. This means that 30% of all Springer Nature articles are published fully OA, further cementing its OA leadership position. Springer Nature has also published over 800,000 articles open access in total – more than any other publisher.

Position Paper by OA publishers – For Full, Immediate and Transparent Open Access

Science should be open, so that we all might lead healthier lives on a sustainable planet. At Frontiers, all our publications are accessible for free by anyone anywhere in the world from the day of publication.

French National Fund for Open Science support to three international infrastructures

The French National Fund for Open Science (FNSO) has decided to support three international open science infrastructures as part of SCOSS, the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services initiative.

IWA Publishing partner with Knowledge Unlatched to make 19 book titles Open Access

IWA Publishing is excited to announce that through our partnership with Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a library crowd-funding initiative, we have made 19 of our books Open Access. Titles are available to download for free on the IWA Publishing website, the KU platform and the Directory of Open Access Books. Among the titles are two new releases including Wetland Technology and A-B Processes.

ScienceOpen and the IET launch two new collections in the fields of AI and...

ScienceOpen and the IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology) are pleased to launch two featured collections: ‘AI & Robotics’ and ‘Transport Engineering and Technology’ which integrate selected Open Access articles from IET’s peer-reviewed international journals in the ScienceOpen research discovery environment.

Cambridge University Press reaches transformative Open Access agreement with the Austrian Academic Library Consortium

Cambridge University Press has reached a transformative Open Access agreement with the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (Kooperation E-Medien Österreich, KEMÖ).