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Researchers have been left without access to new papers as libraries and the major publisher fail to agree on subscription deals.read more
The editorial board of an influential scientometrics journal — the Journal of Informetrics — has resigned in protest over the open-access policies of its publisher, Elsevier, and launched a competing publication.read more
All German research articles in Wiley journals to be published open access under new transformative agreement
Germany’s Projekt DEAL and the publisher John Wiley & Sons have entered a ground-breaking transformative agreement, in line with the objectives of the Open Access 2020 initiative. Under this new agreement, all authors affiliated with 700 academic institutions in Germany will retain copyright and their accepted articles will be published open access in Wiley journals.read more
Eleven research funders in Europe announce ‘Plan S’ to make all scientific works free to read as soon as they are published.read more