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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.

PLOS welcomes the revised Plan S guidelines.

As a fully Open Access publisher entirely ready to support cOAlition S-funded authors, PLOS has always been in a position to give our support to this bold initiative, and entirely agree that the driving principles and overall objective of Plan S have not been lessened or changed.

cOAlition S Releases Revised Implementation Guidance on Plan S Following Public Feedback Exercise

Today cOAlition S releases revised guidance on Plan S implementation which has been approved by all coalition members. “Plan S is a bold step forward which the European Commission, along with a growing number of national funders, is committed to implement” explained Carlos Moedas, the European Commissioner for Science, Research and Innovation.

Hindawi opens up journal reporting through partnership with DataSalon

Hindawi Limited and DataSalon, experts in customer insight solutions for publishers, are partnering to provide useful information about the entire Hindawi journal portfolio. The insights are at individual journal level and cover the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 to date – updated monthly.