Today, the European Commission launched Open Research Europe, a publishing platform for scientific papers that will be accessible to everyone. The platform will present the results of research funded by Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme for 2021-2027, and its predecessor, Horizon 2020.
SAGE has an agreement with IReL, the consortium for Irish publicly funded higher education institutions to publish articles open access. Further information can be found on the IReL site.
Karger Publishers has signed a publish and read agreement with Jisc, the not-for-profit technology provider of research and education which negotiates with publishers on behalf of UK universities.
Jisc, the not for profit for research and education, is today launching a toolkit that will help new university presses to find sustainable ways to publish open access.
The report explores how implementing Agile project management methodologies can help journal publishers respond to change factors — from the COVID-19 pandemic to new OA policies — and find ways to make research more accessible and sustainable in the process. It features first-hand case studies from publishers using Agile methodologies to pilot new OA journal models and rapid peer review initiatives.
Springer Nature has signed its first ever institutional open access (OA) book agreement with the University of California, Berkeley Library. The agreement will cover a broad range of book titles across all disciplines — from humanities and social sciences to sciences, technology and mathematics and, starting in 2021 and running for at least three years, will provide open access funding to UC Berkeley affiliated authors.
The MIT Press announced today the launch of MIT Open Publishing Services, a scholar-focused, MIT-branded hosting and publishing services operation.
Today, the University of Tsukuba launched its own open access publishing hub that will enable researchers to publish in either English or Japanese. The hub, which is hosted on the F1000Research site, adopts its pioneering approach to open science publishing.
Elsevier and the Kooperation E-Medien Österreich (KEMÖ) / The Austrian Academic Library Consortium, including the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), have agreed on a three-year pilot to support continued reading and open access (OA) publishing for Austrian researchers.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced a new four-year open access agreement with IReL, an e-resource licensing consortium for Irish institutions, to accelerate open access publishing and increase visibility for more than 150,000 students and researchers across Ireland.
We are delighted to announce that Emerald Publishing has signed its first transformative open access agreement with the Bibsam Consortium.
Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, and the University of California (UC) have signed a ground-breaking memorandum of understanding to support open access (OA) publishing across the 10-campus UC system.