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Kristianstad University supports open access publishing for eligible authors -

Kristianstad University (Högskolan Kristianstad) has taken another step in supporting its authors by offering a 10% discount for eligible authors who publish their research articles under the Sweden Open Access Publishing Framework Agreement. This initiative will benefit the corresponding authors affiliated with Kristianstad University.… Read More

Wiley announces open access agreement with Manipal Academy of Higher Education in India -

Wiley, one of the world's largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education, has announced an open access agreement with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), an institute of eminence in India. This partnership represents Wiley's first open access agreement… Read More

PLOS welcomes new participants to its open access publishing agreement -

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) has welcomed several new institutions to its ongoing three-year consortial agreement with Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and the Northeast Research Libraries (NERL) program. These institutions include Duke University, Macalester College, University of Arizona, University… Read More

Transforming open access: publishers and funders join forces in pilot project -

Thirteen publishers and twelve research funders are collaborating in a new project aimed at advancing open access (OA) publishing. The project, which began earlier this year, builds on the collaborative work done in the OA Switchboard community and previous pilots in 2022. Participants in… Read More

Big Ten Academic Alliance partners with OA Switchboard to support open access -

The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) libraries have announced a new partnership with OA Switchboard to aid in the transition to open access and promote the growth of open scholarship. This partnership will allow BTAA members to benefit from OA Switchboard's standardized metadata protocol… Read More

EMBO Press transitions to fully open access -

Scientific publisher EMBO Press has announced that effective from January 1, 2024, all its journals, including The EMBO Journal and EMBO Reports, will switch from encouraging Open Access publication to applying Open Access to all published papers. The move aims to promote Open Science for individual researchers,… Read More

Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development and Frontiers form publishing agreement -

Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development has recently announced a new publishing agreement with Frontiers, an open access publisher. This agreement will make it easier for eligible researchers at the university to publish their work in open access format. Under the institutional membership agreement,… Read More

Improving access to digital materials in Armenia: National Library launches new repository -

The National Library of Armenia (NLA) has established a new open access repository using DSpace software, thanks to the support of the Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL). The new repository will improve access to the NLA's digital materials, which include open access Armenian theses… Read More

Library community supports Subscribe to Open Mathematics journals – open access to continue in 2023 -

EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) have announced that their Subscribe to Open (S2O) model for open access publication of six mathematics journals has been successfully supported by the library community for another year, allowing the… Read More

UK universities renew national open access deal with Frontiers -

Researchers from over 160 UK universities will continue to benefit from a simplified and streamlined route to open access publishing, owing to the renewal of JISC collections’ partnership with gold open access publisher Frontiers. The initial partnership with JISC, which undertakes negotiations and… Read More

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