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Wiley offers free access to Coronavirus research to aid relief efforts -

John Wiley & Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, will provide free access to all articles related to the coronavirus in support of the outbreak relief efforts in China. Wiley has identified 54 relevant articles. These important pieces of literature will remain free… Read More

ACM signs new open-access agreements with four leading universities -

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has entered into transformative open access agreements with several of its institutional customers, including the University of California (UC), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Iowa State University (ISU). The agreements, which run for three-year terms… Read More

IOP Publishing signs new OA agreements with Dutch universities -

Researchers from four institutions in the Netherlands will soon benefit from unlimited open access publishing in IOP Publishing (IOPP) journals. The move is the result of a series of recently agreed ‘read and publish’ agreements. IOPP, a pioneer in open access physics publishing, has secured the… Read More

CSIC and IntechOpen partner to encourage Open Access publishing in Spain -

CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), the Spanish Research Council, and IntechOpen are working together to encourage Open Access publishing in Spain. In a new agreement, CSIC affiliated academics and research centres will benefit from heavily discounted publication fees and IntechOpen’s vast experience in Open Access… Read More

American Chemical Society announces the launch of a new fully OA journal, JACS Au -

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced the launch of its latest open access journal, JACS Au. The journal (pronounced “JACS Gold”) represents a bold new step toward open science for the global chemistry community. The fully open access journal will… Read More

Cambridge University Press and Spanish National Research Council announce transformative Open Access agreement -

Academic publisher Cambridge University Press has reached a transformative Open Access agreement with the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC). The three-year ‘read and publish’ deal is the first such agreement between a university press and Spanish research institutions, and the first… Read More

CMAJ drops paywall, all new CMAJ content is now freely accessible -

All new CMAJ content is now freely accessible to everyone. All new Canadian Medical Association Journal content is now freely available online, with older material becoming available on March 1, 2020, effective immediately. Previously, CMAJ research articles, editorials and news stories were freely available, and other… Read More

Karger Publishers flips five journals to OA and concludes transformative agreements in the Czech Republic, Germany, and Switzerland -

Scientific and medical publisher Karger Publishers continues to work actively toward a transition to Open Access (OA), including plans to ‘flip’, or convert, more journals from the subscription model to OA. By January 2020, five Karger journals have already become OA: Lifestyle Genomics, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Liver… Read More

Penn State joins major research universities to enact an open access policy to expand public accessibility of its research -

Penn State has joined a growing list of major research universities to enact an open access policy to expand the public availability and accessibility of its research. Penn State's new open access policy will expand the public visibility and accessibility of University scholarship. The new open… Read More

IGI Global waives open access article processing charges throughout January 2020 -

As researchers face a lack of funding to support publishing under open access and struggle with having their work widely discoverable, IGI Global is waiving article processing charges (APCs) when an author’s article is submitted and accepted under open access (OA) to a select list of… Read More


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