Frontiers is thrilled to announce a major milestone has been reached this week: the publication of our 150,000th open-access article!
Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the international initiative for Open Access (OA), is pleased to announce the launch of the seventh round of funding today. It includes the KU Select Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) collection of books familiar to libraries, as well as nearly 20 discipline-specific collections.
Oxford University Press (OUP) today announces the first two titles in the new flagship open access journal series. The Oxford Open series launches today with Oxford Open Immunologyand Oxford Open Materials Science. This is an important step forward in OUP’s open access publishing programme.
Iowa State University Library and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced a three-year Open Access agreement that allows researchers to publish in PLOS’ suite of journals without incurring Article Processing Charges (APCs).
Scholarly publishers are working together to maximize the efficiency of peer review, ensuring that key work related to COVID-19 is reviewed and published as quickly and openly as possible.
Clarivate Analytics today announced the addition of open access data to Journal Citation Reports profile pages to increase transparency around open access models in scholarly publishing. Journal Citation Reports is an annual journal report from the Web of Science, the world’s largest publisher-independent global citation database.
Taylor & Francis welcomes the new guidance from cOAlition S on transformative arrangements for Journals. cOAlition S have clearly listened to feedback from the community, and we thank them for this.
Researchers from CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, can now publish open access with IOP Publishing at no cost, after the two organisations struck a new ‘publish and read’ agreement.
Karger Publishers, one of world’s leading health sciences publishers, will feature publications from dozens of their international, peer-reviewed journals in 11 topical Collections on ScienceOpen, including ten Collections of handpicked articles on specialized fields of medicine, as well as a special Collection on COVID-19.
Revised ‘Transformative Journal’ criteria from cOAlition S are “challenging” but Springer Nature commits...
Springer Nature welcomes the decision from cOAlition S to support Transformative Journals. Subject to acceptability of the yet to be published transparency requirements, it commits to transition the vast majority of its Springer Nature-owned English language journals that are not already Open Access, including Nature and the Nature Research journals, to become Transformative Journals.
The Smart University Foundation (SUF) and IntechOpen, Ltd. today announced their future collaboration on global academic publishing, open access book printing, online publishing, and other publishing and capacity-building opportunities for the future of global higher education.
A new report published by Springer Nature indicates that a better understanding of the sources of funding for article processing charges (APCs) could accelerate the transition to open access (OA) publishing. “APCs in the wild” refer to those APCs that are funded from sources that cannot easily be identified or tracked, in other words, those funding streams that fall outside of centrally managed library or institution budgets.