APA, IReL reach ‘read and publish’ agreement

The American Psychological Association and IReL have reached a “read and publish” agreement that will combine reading access to APA journals with immediate open access publishing for IReL authors. Read the full press release on APA’s website.  Further information on the agreement. 

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PLOS and IReL Sign Three Year Open Access Publishing Agreement

PLOS, the non-profit open access publisher, and IReL, the Irish library consortium, today announced a new three year open access agreement, which allows researchers at eight participating institutions to publish open access articles in PLOS journals.    This agreement is IReL’s twentieth open access agreement and its first with a fully open access publisher.    …

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IReL begins SAGE Research Methods Core agreement

IReL is very pleased to announce that for the next six years, it’s members will have have access to SAGE Research Methods Core, “the ultimate methods library with more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books …

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IReL support for open scholarship infrastructure

IReL, the Irish e-resources licensing consortium, is very pleased to announce that it is supporting the following SCOSS-endorsed initiatives: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)  Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) & OAPEN  Sherpa Romeo Much of the infrastructure needed to make open research possible must be openly available without user-facing or institution-facing charges. This …

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Webinar: IEEE Open Access Workflow for Authors

Date: 22 September 2021Time: 4:00 pm to 4:40 pm The new agreement between IReL and IEEE makes it more convenient for authors to publish open access articles with IEEE as eligible authors pay no article processing charges (APCs).This session will cover:• Why Open Access with IEEE?• IEEE Publication Recommender• IEEE Open Access Agreements with Irish …

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IEEE and IReL expand access to Irish technology research with new transformative OA agreement

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced that it has reached an open access read and publish agreement with IReL, the Irish licensing consortium. The transformative read and publish agreement enables corresponding IReL authors to publish open access articles in IEEE’s industry-leading journals and provides continued reading access …

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Irish institutions to benefit from IOP Publishing transformative agreement

IOP Publishing has signed a transformative agreement with IReL. Through the ‘read and publish’ agreement, which lasts until the end of 2024, authors affiliated with eight member institutions of the consortium can publish open access papers in IOPP’s hybrid journals, with no article publication charges for qualifying articles at the point of publication. Read the full announcement

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Minister Harris welcomes a landmark development in Open Access research that will benefit researchers, students and citizens

Press release from Ireland’s Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: “Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has today (Monday, 24 May 2021) welcomed Ireland taking a huge step forward in providing open access to research. The IReL initiative, funded by the Department of Further and …

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