Another open access deal for Aus researchers

The Council of Australian University Librarians delivers

The peak library body, which manages relations with research publishers, announces a fee-based open access arrangement with the Biochemical Society’s Portland Press.

The three-year pilot includes open access publishing without article processing fees in the society’s seven journals.

It appears similar to CAUL’s deal last month with the Microbiology Society (CMM October 18).

In August, the Council reported it was negotiating OA arrangements with three learned-society publishers and a “significant medium-sized university press” (CMM August 21). Two down, two to go



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