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).

Jisc, UK institutions and Wiley agree ground-breaking deal

The most extensive UK transitional agreement to date accelerates open access publishing and expands access to one of the most substantial collections of scholarly content.

De Gruyter and Stanford University Press cooperate

Stanford University Press and De Gruyter are pleased to announce a commercial partnership for the global distribution of over 4,500 Stanford University Press (SUP) frontlist, backlist and archive e-book titles on

SAGE launches portal to streamline open access publishing process

SAGE Publishing announces the launch of a new portal that enables authors, consortia, libraries, and funders to manage the open access publishing workflow. Named the SAGE Open Access Portal, the platform currently supports SAGE Choice, the publisher’s hybrid Open Access (OA) publishing option, for 900+ journals. Later in 2020, it will be extended to support SAGE’s 180+ pure Gold OA journals.

American Chemical Society signs its first North American ‘read and publish’ agreement with Louisiana...

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Louisiana State University (LSU) today announced a transformative open access agreement.

PLOS and the University of California announce open access publishing agreement

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) and the University of California (UC) today announced a two-year agreement that will make it easier and more affordable for UC researchers to publish in the nonprofit open access publisher’s suite of journals.

Forschungszentrum Jülich and Frontiers develop world’s largest pure open access framework agreement

A successful outcome has been reached in the negotiations between Forschungszentrum Jülich and leading open access publisher Frontiers. The two partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding at Forschungszentrum Jülich for a pilot project that will enable researchers to publish in Frontiers’ journals through a simplified publishing process with university libraries managing the publication costs centrally.

De Gruyter and Michigan State University sign “read-and-publish” agreement

Michigan State University (MSU) and De Gruyter have signed an agreement to provide default open access publishing for all articles by MSU authors in De Gruyter journals. Subscription access to the complete De Gruyter eJournal collection is also included.

SAGE signing a transformative agreement with Sweden’s Bibsam Consortium

SAGE Publishing is signing a new open access publishing agreement with Bibsam Consortium, serving 42 of the member institutions including universities, university colleges, and government funded research institutions.