Two Big Funders Join Open-Access Movement
Two Big Funders Join Open-Access Movement
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust agree not to cover the fees that some hybrid open-access journals charge authors to make their work freely available.
Two Big Funders Join Open-Access Movement
Two Big Funders Join Open-Access Movement

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust agree not to cover the fees that some hybrid open-access journals charge authors to make their work freely available.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust agree not to cover the fees that some hybrid open-access journals charge authors to make their work freely available.

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Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGateMajor Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Diana Kwon | Oct 9, 2018
As the American Chemical Society and Elsevier move litigation forward, other academic publishers have opted to collaborate with the academic network platform instead.
Open-Access Plan in Europe Bans Publishing in Paywalled Journals
Open-Access Plan in Europe Bans Publishing in Paywalled Journals
Ashley Yeager | Sep 4, 2018
Research funding agencies in Europe will require grantees’ papers to be free to read when they are available online.
Randy Schekman to Leave <em>eLife</em>
Randy Schekman to Leave eLife
Kerry Grens | Aug 19, 2018
The founding editor-in-chief will redirect his focus to a Parkinson’s organization.
Universities in Germany and Sweden Lose Access to Elsevier Journals
Universities in Germany and Sweden Lose Access to Elsevier Journals
Diana Kwon | Jul 19, 2018
Consortia in both countries are pushing for open-access subscriptions with the publisher.
North American Universities Increasingly Cancel Publisher Packages
North American Universities Increasingly Cancel Publisher Packages
Diana Kwon | Jun 11, 2018
A growing number of libraries are unbundling their subscriptions to the full suite of publishers’ journals, opting for limited titles to save on costs.
Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
Ashley Yeager | May 16, 2018
A consortium of institutions will not renew its contract with the publisher that ends in June, following the lead of organizations in other countries.
Dutch Universities, Journal Publishers Agree on Open-Access Deals
Dutch Universities, Journal Publishers Agree on Open-Access Deals
Diana Kwon | Apr 17, 2018
Despite some difficult negotiations, academic institutions in the Netherlands have been securing subscriptions that combine publishing and reading into one fee.
French Scientists Petition for Firm Stance Against Springer
French Scientists Petition for Firm Stance Against Springer
Diana Kwon | Apr 11, 2018
More than 2,000 signatories urge a national consortium of French academic institutions to refuse an increase in journal subscription fees.
French Universities Cancel Subscriptions to Springer Journals
French Universities Cancel Subscriptions to Springer Journals
Diana Kwon | Mar 31, 2018
Negotiations between the publisher and a national consortium of academic institutions have reached a stalemate.