Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) Welcomes 16 New Member Organizations
From the OASPA Blog:
The OASPA Board is pleased to welcome Palgrave Macmillan as a full member of OASPA with voting privileges.
This year OASPA developed a separate membership criteria for open access books following a dedicated session at the Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing in 2012 and subsequent discussions.
Palgrave Macmillan announced at the start of 2013 that they would be offering an open access option across all journal and books via Palgrave Open, with all open access publications to be published with a CC BY license.
We are pleased to also now have University of Adelaide Press as a member, who have recently adopted Creative Commons licensing for their open access book publishing program.
Roundup of Organizations Joining the OASPA During Past Few Months
- Company of Biologists
- F1000 Research
- Karger Publishers
- Libertas Academica
- University of Adelaide Press
- Anti-Trafficking Review
- Biological Bulletin of Bogdan Chmelnitskiy Melitopol State Pedagogical University
- Judgment and Decision Making
- Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration, IRPA
- Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Northeast Brazilian Health Journal (Revista Piauiense de Saúde)
Other Organizations with Voting Rights:
- Copyright Clearance Center
- Knowledge Unlatched
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