Addendum to the cOAlition S Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S

cOAlition S endorse a number of strategies to encourage subscription publishers to transition to Open Access. These approaches are referred to as ’transformative arrangements’ and include transformative agreements, transformative model agreements and transformative journals

The Company of Biologists and Jisc are excited to announce a two-year pilot transitional...

The Company of Biologists and Jisc are excited to announce a two-year pilot transitional open access (OA) agreement from January 2020.

Göttingen and De Gruyter in open access book transformation project for the Humanities

De Gruyter and a consortium led by the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) have launched a project to transform Humanities titles into open access books by providing consortial financing for selected De Gruyter frontlist titles.

A View of Plan S from the International Alliance of Research Library Associations

The member organisations of IARLA — LIBER, ARL, CARL, CAUL and RLUK — welcome moves towards an open access environment for journal articles and aligned funder policies to achieve this. We are therefore supportive of the overall objectives of Plan S as published by cOAlition S.

Knowledge Unlatched and ScienceOpen cooperate for better Open Access Analytics

Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for Open Access (OA) financing models and ScienceOpen, a freely accessible discovery network, cooperate to provide better reading analytics for books and journals funded through KU.

Emerald Publishing marks United Nations Day with APC waiver for SDG research

In celebration of United Nations Day 2019, Emerald Publishing has pledged to make ‘open’ accessible to all by covering the Article Processing Charge (APC) for a limited number of pieces of research.

The State of Open Data 2019 – Global Attitudes towards Open Data -Majority of...

Today Figshare, the online digital repository for academic research, launched its annual report The State of Open Data 2019, to coincide with global celebrations around Open Access Week. The report is the fourth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts, as well as a foreword from Paul Ayris, Pro-Vice-Provost (UCL Library Services).

Open access popular with researchers but full potential remains untapped, says new global study

Researchers are in favor of widening access to research but remain largely unaware of initiatives and services that have been established to encourage growth of open access (OA).

IntechOpen books in the Directory of Open Access Books

IntechOpen has added a first batch of around 2,000 of our 4,300 titles to the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB). The directory enables the search and discovery of Open Access books, increasing visibility for authors and helping their books reach a broader audience.

The IET launches new open access journal on quantum communication​

The IET has launched a call for papers for a new gold open access journal in the field of quantum wireless communication. IET Quantum Communication will publish novel research and original survey articles focusing on the application of quantum information science to provide the security and infrastructure for future communication networks.

IntechOpen joins Research4Life as a publisher partner

As part of our journey to democratise knowledge, IntechOpen has joined Research4Life, the public-private partnership that aims to reduce the scientific knowledge gap between industrialized countries and the developing world.

Jisc secures two-year pilot transitional open access agreement with Microbiology Society

Not-for-profit Jisc and the Microbiology Society are pleased to announce a two-year pilot transitional open access (OA) agreement. The ’Publish and Read’ deal will allow researchers at participating institutions to publish an unlimited number of open-access articles, as well as access to the society’s full portfolio in return for a cost neutral fixed fee.