Open Publishing agreement signed between the Microbiology Society and the Big Ten Academic Alliance...
The Microbiology Society and the Big Ten Academic Alliance are pleased to announce a three year open publishing agreement from 2023. The Publish and Read model will allow affiliated researchers at 15 universities to publish an unlimited number of Open Access (OA) articles in hybrid and fully OA titles, as well as having full read access to the Society’s journals portfolio.
Perspectives on Medical Education transfers publishers to ]u[ Ubiquity Press
International journal Perspectives on Medical Education (PME) has moved publisher, transferring from large, traditional publisher Springer Nature to the fully open access and open-source publisher ]u[ Ubiquity Press.
The MIT Press announces new initiative to flip existing subscription-based journals to a diamond...
In keeping with its mission and longstanding commitment to increase access to scholarship, the MIT Press is pleased to announce shift+OPEN. This new initiative is designed to flip existing subscription-based journals to a diamond open access publishing model. Shift+OPEN is generously supported by the Arcadia Fund.
Frontiers welcomes new partnership with World Economic Forum
As part of the new agreement, Frontiers will join the WEF’s Centre for New Society and Economy and will champion open science across the network. Supporting global initiatives in the field, Frontiers will work with its WEF partners to share and promote the evidence-based benefits of open science and to influence global thinking on its positive impact on society.
cOAlition S confirms the end of its financial support for Open Access publishing under...
Transformative arrangements – including Transformative Agreements and Transformative Journals – were developed to encourage subscription journals to transition to full and immediate open access within a defined timeframe (31st December 2024, as specified in the Plan S Implementation Guidance).
Jisc announces partnership with open access publisher Copernicus
Jisc has announced a new agreement with Copernicus Publications, a fully open access, not-for-profit publisher, whose portfolio of journals covers engineering, geosciences, humanities, and life sciences.
Wiley and CzechELib Sign First Open Access Agreement in Czech Republic
Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in research and education, today announced an open access agreement with Czech National Library of Technology (NTK) (CzechELib).
ACS inks ‘read and publish’ agreements with German consortia
The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) proudly announces two new “read and publish” agreements with the Helmholtz and Niedersachsen consortia in Germany, effective January 2023. The agreements — ACS Publications’ first transformative agreements with German consortia in almost three years
Elsevier and CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan partner to support open access...
Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, and the CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan (CONCERT) – the negotiating body representing universities in Taiwan
Wiley’s First Open Access Agreement in Hong Kong Promotes Research Accessibility
Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in research and education, today announced a new open access agreement with Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) in Hong Kong, starting January 1, 2023.
OASPA Announces Launch of Publication Checklist for Publishers on Implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on...
We are delighted to announce the publication by UNESCO of the Checklist for open access publishers on implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. This is a jointly developed final document by OASPA and UNESCO. The Guidelines form part of the UNESCO Open Science Toolkit.
PLOS Announces New Publishing Agreement with German Consortium
The Public Library of Science (PLOS) is pleased to announce a consortium agreement with Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) that allows member institutions to participate in PLOS’ three innovative publishing models. This two-year agreement provides researchers affiliated with consortium members with unlimited publishing privileges in PLOS journals without them having to cover fees themselves.