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Brill Announces New Suite of Open Access Journals

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) - 29 July 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, announces a new suite of open access journals covering four major disciplines.

In the Brill Open program, Brill is now announcing the launch of four new full Open Access journals in the following disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Biology. These journals will offer a pure open access environment. Each journal will be divided in sections that align with the major subject areas in the discipline.

IFLA/Brill Open Access Award 2014 Goes to Knowledge Unlatched

IFLA and Brill are pleased to announce that Knowledge Unlatched (www.knowledgeunlatched.org), from the United Kingdom, has been selected as this year’s winner of the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award.

The IFLA/Brill Open Access Award was created in 2013 for initiatives in the area of open access monograph publishing. This year the jury unanimously has chosen Knowledge Unlatched (United Kingdom) as the most outstanding and game-changing initiative in the field.

Brill joins the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA)

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) –29 January 2014

Brill has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). The association promotes and supports scholarly publishers that offer reputable open access publications and reliable open access publishing services. View Brill’s membership profile page, here: www.oaspa.org/member-record-brill

Brill open access publications are made available through Brill Open on the Brill Online Books and Journals platform in all areas Brill publishes in: Humanities, Social Sciences, International and Human Rights Law and Biology.

New Open Access Resource Center Launched by Copyright Clearance Center in Partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers

Two Organizations Come Together to Help the Publishing Community Stay on
Top of Latest Open Access News and Trends

Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, has launched an Open Access Resource Center in partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP).

EBSCO Information Services Joins OASPA

EBSCO has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. EBSCO is a natural intermediary between libraries and publishers because it works with both groups. Joining OASPA will allow EBSCO to work even more closely with the OASPA community.

The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/EBSCO/OASPA/prweb11181646.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-information-services-joi...

Brill Open Available for Books

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 19 August 2013

Brill extends Brill Open, its Open Access model, to include books.

As a major publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Biology and International Law, Brill is committed to enhancing access to academic content in any sustainable way. Since its academic book publications are a cornerstone of the program, it is extending Brill Open to include monographs and edited volumes.

Copyright Clearance Center Joins Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association

DANVERS, Mass

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing and Open Access (OA) solutions, has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), which offers a forum for bringing together the entire Open Access community.

Call for submissions for the Brill/IFLA Open Access award

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 15 January 2013

Brill and IFLA are pleased to announce the new Brill/IFLA Open Access award.