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Fee-free Open Access publishing in leading biological science journals now available to researchers in...

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From Albania to Zimbabwe, researchers in 30 developing and transition economy countries can benefit from immediate and fee-free Open Access publishing in The Company of Biologists’ subscription journals following a Read & Publish agreement with Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL).

Emerald Publishing signs three-year transformative deal with the IReL consortium

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Emerald Publishing has signed its first transformative deal with the IReL consortium. This progressive deal will run from 2021 to 2023, and it will enhance the publishing journey for researchers from all of IReL’s participating higher education institutions in Ireland, giving them access to all Emerald Journal content.

ET and the Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) agree to deepen cooperation...

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he Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST) to deepen cooperation in three aspects: the ‘Innovation China’ platform, impact assessment studies of Chinese scientific research output (including a focus on Open Access) and international knowledge exchange.

Springer Nature leads drive for Open Access across Europe with latest Transformative Agreement with...

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Since 2014, when Springer Nature pioneered its first transformative agreement (TA), the publisher has been leading the way enabling country level flips to open access (OA). Its latest national TA with Spain takes Springer Nature’s number of national TA’s to 14, 13 of which are in Europe.

CEU Press announces first OA book funded entirely by library membership programme ‘Opening the...

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Central European University Press (CEU Press), in partnership with the Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM), and in collaboration with early supporters of the Opening the Future library membership programme, has reached the threshold needed to begin funding its first titles in open access.

PLOS Launches New Journals to Help Address Society’s Greatest Issues

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PLOS today announced that it will launch five new peer-reviewed Open Access journals in 2021, all with an emphasis on directly addressing the most pressing health and environmental issues facing society today.

ACS and Syracuse University sign transformative ‘read and publish’ agreement

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The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Syracuse University (SU) are proud to announce that they are embarking on a transformative “read and publish” agreement, expanding the visibility of the university’s researchers’ scientific contributions

Academic Journal Publisher Embraces Bitcoin Digital Currency

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Partners in Digital Health, publisher of the open access peer reviewed journal Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) announced it now accepts author Article Processing Charges (APC) and advertising fees with Bitcoin digital currency.

PeerJ partners with the Peer Community In Registered Reports to facilitate the publication of...

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PeerJ’s seven journals will accept articles that have been peer reviewed by the new Peer Community in Registered Reports. PeerJ is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Peer Community In Registered Reports to facilitate the publication of Registered Reports.

Taylor & Francis Group and Jisc agree transformational deal for UK research

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Taylor & Francis Group and Jisc have signed a three-year transitional agreement combining access and open access (OA) publishing to Taylor & Francis Group’s portfolio of journals.

Milestone year for open-access publisher Frontiers

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The open-access scholarly publisher Frontiers is pleased to share its progress results for 2020 today. The organization, which was founded in 2007, reached several significant milestones last year. These include more than one billion research article views and downloads, the publication of its 150,000th research article, a 10% increase in staff count worldwide, and maintaining its position as the fifth most-cited publisher.

Karger Publishers and Iceland Consortium Finalize Open Access Agreement

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Karger is the first scientific publisher to sign a transformative Open Access (OA) agreement in Iceland. The contract provides access to all Karger e-journals (including backfiles) and enables OA publishing with no additional cost to authors.