Tag Archives: read and publish

Springer Nature announces transformational agreement with Qatar National Library

(27 May 2019) Springer Nature and Qatar National Library have announced a three-year agreement that combines reading access and open access (OA) publishing in a single arrangement. The Library is leading the first consortium in the Middle East to implement such an agreement, which has enabled researchers to access a variety of journals and publishing opportunities. […]


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Springer Nature seeks views on new approach aimed at accelerating the transition to open access

(8 May 2019)  In a blog published today, Springer Nature sets out a new approach to research publishing with the goal of increasing the demand from authors to immediately publish their research open access (OA) and growing the supply of journals able to publish OA, potentially enabling even highly selective journals such as Nature to transition to OA. The […]


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The first Read and Publish deal with California: an interview with Cambridge University Press

(22 Apr 2019) Earlier this month, Cambridge University Press and the University of California announced a new Read & Publish (R&P) agreement. This announcement was striking for several reasons. First, it is likely the largest R&P agreement to be signed in North America. Second, it follows close on the heels of the California decision to walk away […]


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Cambridge University Press signs major open access deal in Sweden

(28 November 2018) Cambridge University Press has reached a major open access deal with higher education and research institutions in Sweden. The three-year ‘read and publish’ deal has been agreed with Bibsam – a consortium of 85 higher education and research institutions, led by the National Library of Sweden. Read and publish deals pay for […]


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MIT and Royal Society of Chemistry sign first North American “Read and Publish” agreement for scholarly articles

Experiment aims to shift publishing models toward open access (14 June 2018) The MIT Libraries and the Royal Society of Chemistry have signed a groundbreaking license agreement that incorporates elements of a traditional subscription purchase and open access to scholarly articles. The experimental two-year agreement is seen as an important step on the path toward […]


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