Stirling to join Cambridge University Press Agreement: free Open Access Publishing

From 1st January Stirling will be joining the four-year Cambridge University Press ”Read and Publish” Agreement. This means in return for a one-off payment by the Library, Stirling authors will have free uncapped open access publishing in more than 380 peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.  […]

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Stirling to join Royal Society Journals Agreement: free Open Access Publishing

From 1st January Stirling will be joining the Royal Society Journals ”Read and Publish” Agreement for 2021. This means in return for a one-off payment by the Library, Stirling authors will have free uncapped open access publishing in all the Royal Society journals: Biology Letters Interface Focus Journal of the Royal Society Interface Notes and […]

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Stirling to join Company of Biologists Publishing Agreement: free Open Access Publishing

From 1st January Stirling will be joining the one-year Company of Biologists ”Read and Publish” Agreement. This means in return for a one-off payment by the Library, Stirling authors will have free uncapped open access publishing in Company of Biologists three hybrid journals: Development Journal of Cell Science Journal of Experimental Biology Open access publication is […]

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Stirling to join Public Library of Science Community Action Publishing: free Open Access publishing

From 1st January Stirling will be joining the three-year ‘Public Library of Science’ JISC negotiated Community Action Publishing Agreement. The Agreement enables free uncapped open access publishing for our authors in two highly selective journals: PLOS Biology PLOS Medicine Alongside our previous announcement about joining the PLOS Flat Tier Agreement, this now means Stirling authors […]

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Stirling to join PLOS agreement: for free Open Access publishing

Stirling will be joining the three-year ‘Public Library of Science’ JISC negotiated Agreement enabling free uncapped open access publishing for our authors in five key journals: PLOS Computational Biology PLOS Genetics PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases PLOS ONE PLOS Pathogens Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a non-profit open access publisher, their journals comply with funder […]

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Stirling part of Frontiers UK Framework: 10% discount for Open Access publishing

University of Stirling is now part of the Frontiers UK Framework that runs until 30th September 2022.  The framework gives a 10% discount on Article Processing Charges (APCs) for publishing Open Access with Frontiers and is free at point of acceptance for authors. Other benefits include a simplified purchasing process and maximum APC costs that […]

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Stirling joins SAGE agreement: free Open Access publishing in hybrid journals

University of Stirling has joined the SAGE journals transformative agreement. This means Stirling authors can publish an unlimited number of open access articles for free in SAGE’s full portfolio of hybrid journals. (Costs have already been covered by the subscription fee paid by the library). In addition, authors publishing in any of SAGE’s fully open […]

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REF Open Access requirements for publications to continue beyond 31st December

Stirling researchers have been working hard submitting their publications to Worktribe, the University’s research system, for the forthcoming REF 2021.  For publications to be eligible for REF 2021 they should have a publication date (or online publication date) before, or on, 31st December 2020. Publications must also comply with the REF Open Access requirements. We’ve […]

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