Cambridge University Press Signs Three-Year Open Access Deal with Sweden’s Bibsam
Cambridge University Press has reached a major Open Access deal with higher education and research institutions in Sweden.
The three-year ‘read and publish’ deal has been agreed with Bibsam – a consortium of 85 higher education and research institutions, led by the National Library of Sweden.
Read and publish deals pay for an institution to access a publisher’s journals and also cover the Article Processing Charges authors from that institution would normally pay to publish their work Open Access with that publisher.
It means authors from institutions affiliated to Bibsam can publish their publicly-financed research articles in the Press’s hybrid and fully Open Access journals. It also gives Bibsam members full access to the Press’ full collection of nearly 400 journals across STM and HSS from 1 January 2019.
This latest deal follows a ground-breaking read and publish agreement between the Press and the UKB consortium of 13 Dutch university libraries in May 2017.
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