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Eur 9500 APC rolled out across all Nature research journals, plus new experimental guided pilot introducing Editorial Assessment Charge
The OAPEN Foundation has launched a new open access (OA) books toolkit for researchers and academic book authors. The toolkit is a free-to-access, stakeholder-agnostic resource that aims to help authors better understand OA for books, increase trust in OA book publishing, provide reliable and easy-to-find answers to questions from authors, and to provide guidance on the process of publishing an OA book.
UKSG is proud to be a founder member of this DEI initiative which is now expanding its list of participants.
Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, John Wiley & Sons, and Penguin Random House all sued the nonprofit after it offered a National Emergency Library, a temporary book collection created from thousands of e-books that ran from March 24, 2020, to June 16, 2020. Here is a round up of the views following the verdict.
Dozens of scientific journals – including almost 20 titles from the open access publisher Hindawi – have been delisted from the Web of Science in the biggest purge of publications from one of academia’s main guides for trusted titles. (Snipped from Times Higher)
EMBO Press has chosen Springer Nature to be their new publishing partner from 1 January 2024. Authors who publish in EMBO Press journals will benefit from the global reach of Springer Nature’s leading journals.
Collaboration seeks to boost efficiencies, improve the quality and integrity of scientific outputs, and enhance the author and reviewer experience
ResearchGate and The Royal Society have expanded the partnership that sees all articles from the Royal Society’s ten-journal portfolio syndicated directly to ResearchGate.
Bloomsbury Open Collections seeks to spread the cost of open-access publications across multiple organizations while providing private benefits to participating libraries.
Springer Nature has taken a further step forwards in its commitment to open science by requiring mandatory data availability statements (DAS) across its journals portfolio, and introducing its first unified data policy across the books portfolio.