Publishing Open Access with Cambridge University Press

“75% of research articles published Open Access in Cambridge University Press journals receive 30-50% more citations than their non-OA equivalents. Join our upcoming webinar to find out how your research can benefit from the increased exposure of Open Access, and how you can submit and publish Open Access at no cost to you thanks to a publishing agreement between the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Press….”

 

scite and Cambridge University Press Partner to Improve How Research Articles are Discovered and Evaluated Through Smart Citations | by scite | scite | Sep, 2020 | Medium

“scite, an award-winning platform for discovering and evaluating scientific articles, and Cambridge University Press (CUP), a leading academic publisher and the world’s oldest university press, have partnered to index CUP articles on scite.

The indexing partnership gives scite access to the full-text of all articles published by CUP, which it will use to create Smart Citations. Smart Citations show how a scientific paper has been cited by providing the context of the citation and a classification describing whether it provides supporting or disputing evidence for the cited claim….”

Cambridge University Press and Hindawi in OA deal | Research Information

“Five Cambridge University Press journals will publish with Hindawi Limited under a collaborative agreement.

Beginning in January 2021 (with submissions open from September), the partnership will see Hindawi carry out editorial and production work on the journals using its open source publishing platform, Phenom. The journals will remain under Cambridge ownership. All five will be fully open access.

The five journals are Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics, Genetics Research, Journal of Smoking Cessation, Wireless Power Transfer, and Laser and Particle Beams….”

OA agreement – Cambridge

“The University of Cambridge has made an agreement with Cambridge University Press to support Open Access publishing in Cambridge journals. The agreement also includes access to the most recent Full Journals Collection.

This Read and Publish agreement covers the Article Processing Charges (APCs) for corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Cambridge in fully Open Access journals and subscription-based journals that offer hybrid Open Access. The agreement for unlimited Open Access publishing started on 1 January 2020. Articles submitted by eligible corresponding authors qualify for Open Access publishing under this agreement upon the date the article is accepted for publication, from or after 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2020….”

EIFL renews with Cambridge University Press | EIFL

“EIFL’s renewed agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP), which runs until December 2020, includes free and discounted access to 412 Cambridge University Press Journals for 29 EIFL partner countries.

The agreement also includes read & publish offers for EIFL partner library consortia in Belarus, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This means that if the consortium takes up the offer to pay a combined fee for accessing content and publishing, then authors from these four countries will be able to publish their articles free of charge in 35 fully open access as well as 332 hybrid journals. …”

Free access to reference works and Academic textbooks on Cambridge Core

“We are pleased to offer a collection of over 2,000 ebooks hosted on Cambridge Core, for university libraries and their associated students and faculty. This collection includes our HTML textbooks, Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements – please visit the linked homepages for more information and title lists. This offer is open to everyone, regardless of whether access was previously purchased, until the end of May 2020.

Please note that if your institution already has access to one of our free reference collections then this should have automatically been updated to reflect the full extent of this offer….”

Free access to reference works and Academic textbooks on Cambridge Core

“We are pleased to offer a collection of over 2,000 ebooks hosted on Cambridge Core, for university libraries and their associated students and faculty. This collection includes our HTML textbooks, Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements – please visit the linked homepages for more information and title lists. This offer is open to everyone, regardless of whether access was previously purchased, until the end of May 2020.

Please note that if your institution already has access to one of our free reference collections then this should have automatically been updated to reflect the full extent of this offer….”

COVID-19 resources and information | Cambridge University Press

“Please find below all of the resources and information on the Academic division’s initiatives to respond to COVID-19. This page will be updated as more information becomes available. Get the latest on initiatives taken across the Press here.

Free access to Academic textbooks on Cambridge Core…

Free access to book chapters and journal articles…

Free access to key reference works on request….”

Transforming an academic publisher | Research Information

“The conversation in the industry has noticeably moved from ‘whether’ to ‘how’, eliciting a rich mix of excitement and trepidation. The fundamental basis of publishing is still largely in place: content dissemination underpinned by the proven principles of copyright, licensing and payment. But the potential for the internet to utterly transform how content is distributed, and all of the ramifications of this change, is still at an early stage of being realised. 

Our ability to disseminate research outputs as open research, instead of putting them behind paywalls, has become tangible. There are, however, a bunch of other trends and pressures that are stimulating speculation about how scholarly communication will evolve in the next few years, and so complicating our decisions about how to deliver the open research transformation….

[One challenge:] When we (or pretty much any sizeable publisher) looks at a map of where our readers and authors are, there is only partial overlap….

The second major challenge I want to highlight is the need to avoid creating new barriers to authorship….”

 

 

After talks with Elsevier stalled, the University of California has been working to advance open access. Here’s how. | UC Berkeley Library News

“UC is in negotiations with Wiley and Springer Nature to renew contracts that expired on Dec. 31. In each case, UC and the publisher have a shared desire to reach a transformative agreement that combines UC’s subscription with open access publishing of UC research. Both publishers have extended UC’s access to their journals, under the terms of their previous contracts, while negotiations are underway….”