Publishing News

EDP Sciences and Portico combine on permanent archive

17 April 2015
EDP Sciences has signed an agreement with Portico to provide a permanent archive of the e-content for many of its key journals

Springer and Altmetric launch Bookmetrix impact platform

14 April 2015
Springer is to become the first publisher to offer title and chapter level metrics across all of its books via a new platform, Bookmetrix

Open access: Cambridge University Press open for business

14 April 2015
Cambridge University Press is launching a new Open Access Monograph Publishing Service, offering authors a way to publish their books via open access in a fairly priced way

Springer and Jisc agree model to reduce cost of open access and subscriptions

1 April 2015
Springer SBM and Jisc have agreed an arrangement to take into account the needs of UK scientists to comply with multiple open access policies while accessing scientific articles published by Springer, while containing the combined costs of article processing charges and subscriptions

Experimental 'pay what you can' OA model launched

27 March 2015
Cogent OA, an open access publisher backed by the Taylor & Francis Group, has launched Freedom APCs, an experimental new model designed to help match article publishing charges (APCs) to an author's ability to pay