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.

Steven Inchcoombe, Chief Publishing Officer, Springer Nature comment on Plan S revised guidance

“We are and continue to be committed to the fastest and most effective route to immediate OA for all primary research and we welcome the inclusion by cOAlition S of some of our most recent feedback in their revised guidance.

Springer Nature announces transformational agreement with Qatar National Library

Springer Nature and Qatar National Library have announced a three-year agreement that combines reading access and open access (OA) publishing in a single arrangement.

PLOS Announces Published Peer Review Option

PLOS today announced that all its journals will offer authors the option to publish their peer review history alongside their accepted manuscript.

ScienceOpen and Tsinghua University Press partner to increase impact of Chinese research

The discovery platform ScienceOpen is partnering with Tsinghua University Press (TUP) to contextualize and promote Chinese research within an interactive research environment.

Knowledge Unlatched and partners launch Open Research Library

Free access to scientific content is often limited due to the fragile technical infrastructure around it: content is stored in a variety of versions at various locations and without any uniform search functionalities.

Springer Nature seeks views on new approach aimed at accelerating the transition to open...

In a blog published today, Springer Nature sets out a new approach to research publishing with the goal of increasing the demand from authors to immediately publish their research open access (OA) and growing the supply of journals able to publish OA, potentially enabling even highly selective journals such as Nature to transition to OA.

270 treasures from the De Gruyter Book Archive made open access

To celebrate the 270th anniversary of the De Gruyter publishing house, the company is providing permanent open access to 270 selected treasures from the De Gruyter Book Archive (DGBA). Over the space of 10 months, 27 titles per month will be made available to anyone, anywhere at any time that might be interested.

Jisc and Springer Nature renew transformational deal securing Open Access for UK higher education

Jisc and academic publisher Springer Nature have agreed a further ‘read and publish’ agreement that meets the aims of Plan S and offers researchers a funder compliant route to publishing in hybrid journals. Plan S requires that, from next year, scientific publications funded by public grants must be published in Open Access journals or platforms.

PLOS One’s Joerg Heber to address OA publishing

Join Joerg Heber, editor-in-chief at the journal PLOS One for his talk, “Advancing Open Science at PLOS One” followed by a panel discussion in the Leo and Dottie Kolligian Library, Room 360, on Monday, April 29, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.