Said to be the first transformative agreement in Egypt and the Middle East, Springer Nature and the Egyptian Knowledge Bank have a new deal.
Citing some 20 percent of its workforce being based in India, Springer Nature chooses the state of Meghalaya for its tree-planting project.
Announcing its acquisition of Knowledge Unlatched, Wiley stresses the need to simplify open-access transactions for both libraries and publishers.
Saying 34 percent of all its articles and 16 percent of its primary research is published under open access, Springer Nature proclaims leadership in the field.
PLOS’ Niamh O’Connor tells CCC’s Christopher Kenneally that in open access, ‘We need to keep asking ourselves open for whom?’
Driven by interest in access to preprints in recent years, Elsevier says, it’s now making SSRN preprints available through the Scopus system.
As COP26 approaches, England’s IOP Publishing is opening three new journals in its ‘Environmental Research’ series.
Know before you go: The Frankfurt Conference tracks on Monday and Tuesday will orient you quickly and efficiently to Buchmesse 2021.
The newly opened pilot with Iowa State and Knowledge Unlatched will monitor funds and administer Iowa State University Library’s payments.
Ahead of October’s Frankfurt Conference, Richard Charkin looks at open access: ‘Let us not write off the traditional subscription model.’