Open Access

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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...