Open Access

Royal Society Signs Read & Publish Deal With JISC

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The Royal Society has signed a new Read & Publish deal granting researchers at participating UK universities unlimited access to read its journals and publish their own articles open access (OA) in them. For the first time, thanks to the agreement with Library Consortium Jisc, institutions will be able to cover subscriptions to paywalled content and article processing charges with just one yearly fee.

ScienceOpen and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics collaborate to showcase Space Science...

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has worked with ScienceOpen to create a featured collection comprising a wide array of aerospace-related research from four different AIAA journals. As the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession, the addition of material from AIAA greatly enriches the contents and context of ScienceOpen’s discovery platform.

cOAlition S successfully completes tender process to develop the Plan S Journal Checker Tool

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cOAlition S is pleased to announce that the tender process to develop the Plan S Journal Checker Tool has been successfully completed. The tender has been awarded to Cottage Labs, a UK data services and software company with solid experience in managing open access data for academia.

Springer Nature finalises transformative agreement with swissuniversities

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Following on from the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in April 2020, Springer Nature and the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries have now concluded the final agreement for a new transformative read and publish deal with swissuniversities.

Springer Nature continues to drive OA with launch of brand new OA journal series

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Springer Nature continues to drive the transition to open access (OA) with the launch of a new fully OA journal series. The Discover series introduces a new streamlined OA publishing experience, extending Springer Nature’s commitment to OA by supporting quick access to high quality research to aid the advancement of scientific discovery.

Hindawi Announces a Wide Range of New Author Service Agreements to Help Authors Make...

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Today, Hindawi has launched a new author services section of its website – providing authors with the ability to take advantage of a wide range of tools and services to help them make the most of their research throughout the publication process.

COAR survey finds no large barriers for repository platforms in complying with Plan S

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n 2019, a group of funders known as cOAlition S adopted Plan S, a set of principles and requirements for full and immediate Open Access to peer-reviewed scholarly publications resulting from the research they fund, beginning in 2021.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology and Wiley Announce Open Access Publishing Partnership

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John Wiley & Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) today announced their open access (OA) publishing partnership, transitioning the IET journal program to gold open access from January 2021.

University of Westminster Press publications join ScienceOpen’s discovery platform

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The research and publishing network, ScienceOpen, and the University of Westminster Press (UWP) have released several collections of open access articles and books in the humanities and social sciences that are now available on ScienceOpen.

PLOS and Carnegie Mellon University announce APC-free OA publishing agreement

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Carnegie Mellon University and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced a two-year open access agreement that allows researchers to publish in PLOS' suite of journals without incurring article processing charges (APC).

Elsevier offers open access to over 60 carefully selected journal articles and book chapters...

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Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specialising in science and health, has launched a free access special issue of curated content focused on biodiversity in recognition of World Environment Day.

ACS partners with University of Campinas in first open access agreement in Latin America

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The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is pleased to announce the signing of a landmark agreement with the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil. This agreement is the first of its kind that ACS has signed in Latin America and represents a monumental step for the expansion of open access publication in the region.