A summit meeting was held on the topic of publisher negotiations in the context of open access strategies, conceived by the OA2020 Initiative and co-convened and hosted by the German Rectors’ Conference, at which a number of high-level representatives from national research funding bodies, university associations, rectors conferences, and national library consortia from Europe and[…]
In recent weeks, three further US institutions have joined the OA2020 Initiative, aiming to transform a majority of today’s scholarly journals from subscription to OA publishing. The University of North Texas, Iowa State University and the University of California, Riverside join the over 100 institutions and research organizations worldwide that are committed to accelerating the[…]
Prof. Yiqi Peng, Director of China’s National Science and Technology Library, which, with its nine institutional members, provides nation-wide information resources and services in the many fields of science and technology, has joined the efforts of OA2020 by signing the Expression of Interest. Full press release forthcoming.