Open Access

New SPARC Open Data Resource for Research Funders

Today, SPARC released a new community resource for research funders entitled, “Implementing an Open Data Policy”.  This primer addresses key issues that these organizations...

Copyright Clearance Center Hosts Open Access Forum In London

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing and Open Access solutions, hosted “A Copyright Clearance Center Roundtable: Open...

Research-Driven Organizations Reduce Document Delivery Costs with Open Access (OA) Filter from Reprints Desk

Reprints Desk, Inc. announced today the launch of a new Open Access (OA) filter for the company’s document delivery service that is used by...

Over 14,700 authors respond to Taylor & Francis Open Access Survey!

In response to the seismic shift in the publishing landscape brought on by Open Access (OA), Taylor & Francis asked our author community for...

DOAJ reaches new milestones

We have just completed the transition to a new environment and launched a new platform with integrated functionality for sharing, exporting and enhanced search/browse...

Springer to publish open access journal with the Korea Basic Science Institute

Springer and the Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI) are partnering to publish the Journal of Analytical Science and Technology (JAST). As a fully sponsored...

De Gruyter Presents Open Access Distribution Model for Libraries – A Short Film Called...

At the 2013 German Librarians' Day the academic publisher De Gruyter will be presenting its distribution model for open access articles. Under the model,...

Wellcome director with golden touch bids farewell

The directorship of the Wellcome Trust is often described as the most powerful job in British science, but Sir Mark Walport insisted that the...

Royal Society of Chemistry adopts CC BY licence for Gold open access papers

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has announced today that it is making a change to copyright arrangements for open access papers published in...

eLife joins the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association

eLife, publisher of the new open-access journal for outstanding advances in life science and biomedicine, adds its weight to the international association and advocate...

SAGE welcomes OSTP announcement on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific...

Ziyad Marar, Global Publishing Director of the academic and professional publisher SAGE, has welcomed the OSTP Director's memorandum to Heads of Executive Department and...

Nature Publishing Group and Frontiers form alliance to further open science

Emerging publisher Frontiers is joining Nature Publishing Group (NPG) in a strategic alliance to advance the global open science movement. NPG, publisher of Nature,...