Scholastica, a leading software solutions provider for academic journals, announced today the release of "The State of Journal Production and Access 2022" report. The report encompasses the results of Scholastica's second global survey of individuals working with scholarly society, university, and research institution publishers that independently manage and produce academic journals about how they currently approach production and content access and what they plan to prioritize in the future.
Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, is pleased to announce that as of today Dr Alison Mitchell is joining the company in the newly established role of Chief of Staff.
Publishing advances across the field of microbiology for over 75 years, Microbiology – the Microbiology Society’s founding journal – has now transitioned to fully Open Access (OA). The exciting transformation for this established journal indicates the Society’s commitment to an Open Science future.
From today, primary research from authors from over 70 countries classified by the World Bank as low-income (LIC) or lower-middle-income economies (LMICs) accepted for publication in either Nature or one of the Nature research journals (e.g. Nature Chemistry, Nature Sustainability) can now be published Gold open access at no cost.
IOP Publishing (IOPP) has finalised an uncapped transformative agreement (TA) with theStatewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) allowing corresponding authors at subscribing institutions to publish their work open access (OA) at no cost to them. The fees for publishing their work openly will be covered by institutional subscription fees paid by participating academic and research institutions.
Springer Nature continues its support for open access publishing with its latest transformative agreement (TA) in Greece. The TA withHEAL-Link, the consortium of Greek academic libraries, will see authors from 43 academic and research institutions able to publish open access (OA) in over 2,300 Springer, Adis and Palgrave journals.
The Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources (JUSTICE) and Taylor & Francis have announced a new transformative agreement to increase open access (OA) publication of Japanese research.
ChronosHub and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) are proud to announce a new collaboration for processing ASCE’s author fees, including article processing charges (APCs) for open access (OA) publications, as well as color charges for both OA and hybrid publications.
Japan’s government has drawn criticism from some of the nation’s researchers following a new analysis that shows Japan has for years been lagging in the field of infectious diseases research, including after the COVID-19 pandemic had hit.
Our 2022-2024 Read & Publish Open Access agreement with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) continues to be a great success, and we are delighted to announce that the number of institutions participating in 2023 will increase from 11 to 20.
The Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced the release of the first results of a new initiative to measure researchers’ Open Science practices across the published literature, ‘Open Science Indicators’ (OSI). These initial results show increasing prevalence of good practices in research data and code sharing, and increasing use of preprints by researchers.
De Gruyter’s newly founded not-for-profit arm, eBound, is pleased to announce it will fund the digitization of George Anton Kiraz’ comprehensive private book and manuscript collection on Syriac and Eastern Christianity.