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The OA Switchboard is a mission-driven, community led initiative designed to simplify the sharing of information between stakeholders about open access publications throughout the whole publication journey. Yvonne Campfens looks at progress so far.

UKSG news

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Returning refreshed from the UKSG conference we reflected on the conversations we had with friends and colleagues, many of whom we had not seen in person since 2019. Lorraine and Steve reflect on so many conversations were about how our working lives have changed since the pandemic and invite you to write an article on your new life balance.

Industry news

GetFTR’s new opt-in service offers participating publishers support with content syndication, speeding up access to trusted content for their researchers
The gift establishes the Arcadia Open Access Fund to support open access books and journals in science and technology, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
ResearchGate and Sage have announced a partnership that sees 47,000 articles from 48 of Sage’s open access journals being syndicated directly to ResearchGate.


The full Code of Practice is available online at


Changes at the top of Pearson and Project Muse