Open Access

RSC welcomes House of Lords call for clarity on open access

The chief executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry today welcomed the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's report on the implementation of...

Taylor & Francis joins the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA)

Taylor & Francis is delighted to be joining the community of open access (OA) publishers that are part of OASPA. OASPA represents the interest...

SPARC welcomes directive mooting open access to publicly funded research

The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) today applauded President Obama for issuing a landmark Directive to ensure that the results of taxpayer-funded...

CCC named one of ‘10 to Watch’ in the Open Access space

Not-for-Profit Organization Named One of “10 to Watch” in the Open Access Space Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading...

Launch of COAR Repository Observatory

Today we launch the new COAR Task Force “Repository Observatory” (RO) on the COAR website. The aim of this project will be the identification...

PeerJ Publishes Its First Articles

PeerJ (https://peerj.com), a new academic journal publisher, founded on the principles of affordability, innovation, and Open Access, published its first articles today. PeerJ, launched by...

The IET finalises global editorial board for The Journal of Engineering and reveals APC...

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today revealed further details of its open access offering, announcing the recruitment of eight section editors...

Cambridge University Press and Chinese Laser Press to launch open access journal

Chinese Laser Press and Cambridge University Press have announced that they will be launching a new open access journal from 2013. The new journal, High Power...

Oxford University Press to publish new OA journal Conservation Physiology

Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the launch of Conservation Physiology, an open access journal, edited by a prestigious team of experts headed...

Elsevier Launches New Open Access Journal: Molecular Metabolism

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of Molecular Metabolism in affiliation with the German...

The Max Planck Society and De Gruyter Sign Agreement for Open Access Publishing

The Max Planck Society (MPG) and the academic publisher De Gruyter concluded a trend-setting framework agreement on the publication of Open Access books. The contract...

SAGE makes Open Access more accessible to social science and humanities scholars with $99...

SAGE, a leading international academic and professional publisher, today announced that the price of publication in SAGE Open has been discounted to $99 per...