JISC and Wellcome Trust to support universities with new open access demands

The recent Finch report said that universities will have to be increasingly efficient in the way they pay for open access publishing in the form of...

BioMed Central launches new online reprint ordering service

BioMed Central is pleased to announce the launch of a new online reprint ordering service, provided by EzReprint, a part of Yurchak Printing, Inc,...

RSC launches £1 million Gold for Gold as Open Access transition begins

The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced a groundbreaking £1 million initiative to support British researchers as they begin the transition to Gold Open...

Huge transition costs will mean a bumpy ride to reach Open Access, says RSC...

The Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry has welcomed the government's Open Access proposals announced yesterday, but said the estimated £50 million...

IEEE Announces Next Steps in its Open Access Strategy

Dr. Michael Pecht, Director of the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering, Named Editor-in-Chief of IEEE’s First Interdisciplinary, Rapid-Publication Journal 17 July 2012 – IEEE,...

Announcing PeerJ’s first group of Academic Editors

We are very pleased that just four weeks after our launch, we are now in a position to announce the first group of almost 150...

IET launches open access engineering megajournal

Accepting submissions from autumn 2012 and available online in 2013, the megajournal will cover a full range of engineering topics ·         Existing 26 journals to...

Wiley Extends Open Access Option to Over 80% of Journals

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today that its open access option for individual journal articles, OnlineOpen, will be available to authors in 81%...

Wiley Creates New Role to Lead Open Access

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today the creation of a new role to lead open access. Rachel Burley has been appointed to the...

Call for submissions to ‘eLife’ journal for life and biomedical sciences

eLife, the funder-researcher collaboration for the very best in science and science communication, is now accepting submissions for its new journal. The open-access ‘eLife’...

eLife selects HighWire to build and host anticipated new open-access journal

eLife, the new funder–researcher collaboration in science communication, has selected HighWire Press as the platform for its new open-access journal for life and biomedical...

STM welcomes support for gold open access from PEER conference

‘Gold’ open access (OA) publication is the practical route to achieving sustainable OA, the project partners have agreed at the PEER End of Project...