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...

White House Petition on Open Access to Research Speeding Along

A community-driven petition calling for the Obama Administration to open up the results of taxpayer-funded scientific research by making journal articles freely available online has opened...

Wiley-Blackwell Launches New Open Access Journal: Food Science & Nutrition

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of Food Science & Nutrition as part...

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. launches new OA journal – BioResearch Open Access

The inaugural issue of BioResearch Open Access, a new bimonthly peer-reviewed open access journal, was released today by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The Journal provides...

Versita launches largest ever Open Access journal program

Academic publisher Versita announced today the launch of a new program of Open Access journals. 100 Emerging Science Journals are being launched in 2012....

STM welcomes UK minister’s support for sustainable open access

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has welcomed the support of David Willetts, the UK Minister of State for Universities and Science,...

OAPEN unveils beta version of Directory of Open Access Books

OAPEN is pleased to announce the launch of the Directory of Open Access Books (www.doabooks.org), a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an Open...

American Institute of Physics announces two new open-access journals

Two new open-access journals will join the distinguished ranks of publications produced by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) later this year. The journals...

Wellcome Trust backs campaign for open access academic journals

Wellcome Trust joins 'academic spring' to open up science. Wellcome backs campaign to break stranglehold of academic journals and allow all research papers to be...

HathiTrust Announces New Board of Governors

HathiTrust is pleased to announce the composition of its new 12-member Board of Governors, which will lead the library collaborative into its next phase....

Hindawi grows to more than 5,000 submissions in March

Hindawi Publishing Corporation is pleased to announce that it has received over 5,400 submissions in March across its portfolio of 300+ open access journals,...

Researchers input into open access future

Humanities and social science researchers are being invited to help JISC Collections understand the future of the monograph through an online survey Share your...