Open Access Must-Reads: Spring 2019 

Copyright Clearance Center is excited to share the Spring 2019 edition of the “Open Access Must-Reads” series – a thoughtfully curated selection of important articles from the past few months that expound upon “can’t miss” developments in the world of Open Access.

Jisc : Jisc and Springer Nature renew transformational deal securing open access for UK higher education 

ACS: American Chemical Society and Max Planck institutes partner on transformative open access plan 

The Scholarly Kitchen: Transformative Agreements: A Primer

College & Research Libraries: If Research Libraries and Funders Finance Open Access: Moving beyond Subscriptions and APCs

BMJ : Open access: remember the patients [PODCAST] 

ESAC : De Gruyter and CzechELib sign “read and publish” agreement for access and open access 

Research Consulting : Levelling the playing field in scholarly communications 

ALPSP : What’s happening with open annotation? Discoverability, engagement, community

ALPSP : The debate over open access is missing the point 

European Commission : The EC to launch a new a tender for an open access publishing platform

Cambridge University Press Coverage 

The Scholarly Kitchen : The First Read and Publish Deal with California: An Interview with Cambridge University Press 

United Academics Foundation : Cambridge University Press reached Open Access agreement with the Bavarian State Library 

Max Planck Digital Library : Open Access Agreement with Cambridge University Press 

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Author: Jennifer Goodrich

As Director of Product Management at CCC, Jen Goodrich leads the development and evolution of CCC’s transactional licensing services as well as its RightsLink® for Scientific Communications platform, an innovative e-commerce platform that automates the payment and collection of article publication charges (APCs) for open access content. Her current focus includes helping publishers codify and implement their transformative agreements (such as Read and Publish, Publish and Read and Pure Open Access) with institutions and funders, as the scholarly communications ecosystem migrates from traditional subscription publishing to open access publishing. Jen and the RightsLink team work closely with publishers, authors, manuscript management systems, standards organizations as well as academic and funding institutions to ensure the platform meets the needs of all open access stakeholders.
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