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Brill Launches Open Access series Radboud Studies in Humanities

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 21 October 2014

In collaboration with Radboud University Nijmegen, Brill, the international scholarly publisher, launches its broad Open Access series Radboud Studies in Humanities (www.brill.com/rsh). The series is launched during the international Open Access week. A special focus of the series will be interdisciplinary approaches and studies that demonstrate the relevance of the humanities to society at large. All titles in the series will become available simultaneously in print and in Open Access.

Brill Launches Brill Open Law

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 20 October 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, launches its new broad open access journal in the field of international law.

Following an earlier announcement Brill is now proud to open Brill Open Law – An International Journal for submissions (www.brill.com/bol). Brill Open Law is meant to be a broad dedicated publication platform for papers from all branches in the field of international law. The scope of the journal includes areas like human rights and humanitarian law, private international law, and public international law.

Brill Launches Brill Open Social Sciences

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 17 October 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, launches its new broad open access journal in the social sciences.

Brill Launches Brill Open Biology

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 16 October 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, launches its new broad open access journal in the field of biology.

Brill Launches Brill Open Humanities

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 15 October 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, launches its new broad open access journal in the humanities.

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...