Library has negotiated an agreement with Company of Biologists for University of Turku until the end of 2024. The agreement contains the right for the corresponding author affiliated to University of Turku to publish Open Access free of charge in the five journals listed below.
Keyword: Open science
Researchers at the University of Turku now have the opportunity to publish open access free of charge in all Nature Research journals, except for the journal Nature Protocols, but including titles that are founded during the agreement period ending December 31, 2024. The FinELib Consortium Agreement is yet to be finalised, but the publisher has already opened up the possibility for open access publishing.
The Open Science Autumn Conference will be organised Nov 24–25 online via zoom. Register by Nov 22 for the Open Science Autumn Conference and get inspired about the open infrastructures of science and research!
The Health Campus Turku Libraries have put together an Open Access guide for health sciences, which is freely available to all campus citizens of the Health Campus, from teachers and researchers to students.
Publishing in an open access journal is often quite expensive, as is paying for the article to be open in a hybrid publication. It is good for the researcher to remember the self-archiving (green open access, parallel publishing) alternative.
Open Science is one of the most rapidly growing themes in the academic world. This week University of Turku celebrates the international Open Access Week by showing some examples on how we are advancing open science. Open Science has a significant role in developing geospatial and ICT learning in Tanzania.
Turku University library has monitored journals’ APC payments since 2017. Thus, data is already available for 4 years.
FinElib has earmarked money for open access publishing this year and it is running out by the autumn. FinELib is a consortium of Finnish universities, research institutions and public libraries and it promotes availability of e-resources and open publishing.
New Requirements of Open Access Publishing to Projects Funded from Academy Calls Opened After 1 January 2021
The Academy of Finland requires that Academy-funded projects commit to ensuring open access to their research outputs. Projects must therefore commit to ensuring immediate open access to their peer-reviewed articles. If the research data cannot be made openly available, the metadata must be stored in a Finnish or international data finder. These requirements apply to projects funded through Academy calls opened after 1 January 2021.
Open Access Publishing in Taylor & Francis, Wiley, Elsevier, Emerald and American Chemical Society Journals in 2021
As a part of FinELib consortium and its license agreements for scholarly journals, University of Turku Library can offer researchers open access benefits. They enable the corresponding authors to publish their articles openly, either free of article processing charges or with a discounted price. Terms under which the benefits are available and the processes of the publishers vary.