Wiley has announced it has signed the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which is a world-wide initiative designed to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated.
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EIFL has signed an agreement with OUP that provides free publishing for corresponding authors from 29 countries.
Bibsam, Dutch Library Consortium and COUPERIN in new deals
"Researchers lay bare the challenges and opportunities they face in a post-COVID world" Adrian Mulligan, 20 April 2022
UK publisher sales rose 5% to £6.7 billion in 2021, a new high for the industry. This included books, journals and rights/co-editions sales combined.
Founded in 1999, Interfolio supports over 400 higher education institutions, research funders and academic organizations in 25 countries, and over 1.7 million academic professionals and scholars.
"With this cooperation, we are entering new territory. I am convinced that a virtual reading room as a networked place of learning and working will reveal a dimension of archive use that was previously unimaginable. It will open up entirely new opportunities for researchers to ask questions and gain new insights. At the same time, we are strengthening citizen science in a comprehensive way."
Brill has reached agreement with the shareholders of Wageningen Academic Publishers B.V. (WAP) to acquire all shares in the business. WAP is an international academic publisher in the fields of Animal Science, Food and Health Science, Agriculture, Environment and Agribusiness. It publishes scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, many of which in Open Access.
The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3) program—the world’s largest disciplinary open access initiative—has been formally extended by two years, until December 31st, 2024.