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]

New Open Access agreement with Royal Society

August 22, 2018
MPDL set up a further contract and will cover APCs [more]

Open search: eLife is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2018
 eLife, the non-profit organisation launched and supported by research funders to improve science publishing, is looking for an Editor-in-Chief. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Editor-in-Chief is the public champion and leader of eLife, responsible for eLife’s goals as an open-access publisher of excellent science, a developer of new tools and technology, and a voice for change. [more]
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