National Open Access Transformative Agreement with Springer Nature

January 09, 2020
Germany's project DEAL and Springer Nature finalize world's largest transformative Open Access agreement [more]

DEAL: World’s largest transformative open access agreement

August 22, 2019
Memorandum of Understanding signed by Projekt DEAL and Springer Nature. The German subscription spendings for Springer journals will be systematically rededicated from 2020 onwards in order to make publications from German scientific institutions freely available at Springer Nature.

Research performing and research funding organizations working together to accelerate the transition to open access      

May 09, 2019
Removing financial support of a scholarly communication system based on paywalled subscriptions [more]

American Chemical Society and Max Planck Society partner on transformative "read an publish" agreement

March 29, 2019
New agreement will advance shared goals for open science and enhance convenience for the MPG researchers [more]

"Publish and Read" contract with Wiley concluded

January 15, 2019
All German research articles in Wiley journals to be published open access under new transformative agreement [more]

Max Planck Society discontinues agreement with Elsevier

December 19, 2018
In support of the DEAL negotiations, the current contract will not be continued [more]

14th Berlin OA conference report

December 13, 2018
Key outcomes are summarized in a conference report [more]
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