January 21, 2021

Taylor & Francis and EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) Announce First Open Access Agreement

From T&F:

Taylor & Francis Group and EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) have just announced a twelve month agreement  which will enable researchers in countries with developing or transition economies to publish OA at a substantially reduced rate, or completely free of any article publishing charge (APC) on some Taylor & Francis and Routledge journals.

Researchers in EIFL’s 45 network countries will be able to choose from a selection of 66 pure OA journals to publish in, ranging across the sciences, social sciences and humanities. As one of the original signatories of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, EIFL plays a significant role in spreading the principles of open research throughout their network. This is the first time they have signed such an agreement with a publisher, part of Taylor & Francis’ continued commitment to support open access publishing in emerging countries.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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