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]

Aligning strategies to enable Open Access

December 06, 2018
A strong signal to the publishers from the 14th Berlin Open Access Conference [more]

Institutional Funding for Open Access Publications

September 06, 2018
A new MPDL factsheet  provides an overview of the Max Planck wide arrangements by which open access article charges (APCs) are covered or reduced [more]

No science should be locked behind paywalls!

September 04, 2018
Accelerating the transition to full and immediate Open Access to scientific publications [more]