Knowledge Unlatched celebrates 10 years of Open Access publishing and announces 2023 pledging round
Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the international initiative for Open Access (OA), celebrates a significant milestone as it marks ten years of OA publishing in 2023. To commemorate this achievement, KU is thrilled to announce the launch of its tenth round of funding, which has to date supported the publication of over 4,000 scholarly books and 50 journals in a range of humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
New Jisc research infrastructure assets report will drive collaboration
For the first time, UKRI-funded report brings together views of 15 major stakeholders from across the UK research community. To gain an unprecedented insight into the UK’s academic research infrastructure assets, Jisc has collected the views of leading bodies from across the sector.
De Gruyter’s Subscribe to Open program continues to grow, furthering open access in the...
De Gruyter continues the transformation of its journals in the humanities and social sciences into open access. Four additional titles have been transferred to the publisher’s Subscribe to Open program in 2023 due to popularity of the model among subscribers, editorial boards and authors.
UK universities agree open access publishing deal with Springer Nature
Following a year-long negotiation led by Jisc, UK universities have agreed a new, three-year read and publish open access (OA) deal with Springer Nature.
ResearchGate and Royal Society of Chemistry announce partnership
ResearchGate, the professional network for researchers, and the Royal Society of Chemistry, a learned society founded 180 years ago – and whose mission includes providing opportunities and tools for the chemical science community to network, create and exchange knowledge, adapt and thrive – have today announced a partnership that will see all journals from the Royal Society of Chemistry’s open access portfolio benefit from an enhanced presence on ResearchGate through its new Journal Home offering.
University of California Agreement with Wiley Expands to all 10 UC campuses
The University of California, which generates nearly 10 percent of U.S. research output, and Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers, announced today an expansion of their open access agreement. Researchers at all 10 UC campuses and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) will now receive funding support to publish open access, making significantly more UC research freely available to people around the world.
Update on Open Access for the CERN community
The CERN Open Access policy requires that all peer-reviewed primary research articles from CERN authors are published open access (OA). The CERN Scientific Information Service (SIS) has enabled a range of mechanisms to offer CERN authors a large offer to comply with the policy.
Open access community framework phase 2 opens for publisher submissions
After a successful pilot in 2022, the open access community framework (OACF) is now open to submissions from not-for-profit monograph publishers until 5 May 2023. The OACF connects not-for-profit ‘diamond’ open access publishers – those that operate under a free-to-read, free-to-publish model – with the higher education (HE) sector.
Springer Nature Group’s 2022 Sustainable Business Report shows increased support for the SDGs and...
Today Springer Nature Group, the global publisher of brands such as Nature and Scientific American, launches its latest annual Sustainable Business Report, Driven by Discovery1. The report, which includes environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance data, shows the publisher’s increased support for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and action on climate in 2022.
Taylor & Francis to Pilot First Transparent Peer Review Model for a Higher Education...
The quality and integrity of peer review in Higher Education research has been put firmly in the spotlight by the European Journal of Higher Education (EJHE), published by Taylor & Francis. All articles submitted from April 2023 will, if accepted, have their reviewer reports published at the same time, as part of a one-year pilot.
Wiley and Aries Systems Formalize Partnership to Elevate Service Solutions for Publishers
Wiley (NYSE: WLY), one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education, and Aries Systems Corporation, a leading technology provider of workflow management solutions, have formalized their partnership to deliver more robust support solutions and services for academic and scholarly publishers.
Springer Nature’s Research Integrity Director appointed to UK Committee on Research Integrity
Highly experienced integrity specialist, and Springer Nature’s Research Integrity Director - Chris Graf - becomes the latest appointee to the UK Committee on Research Integrity.