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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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2021 Springer, Oxford University Press, Wiley and Elsevier (ScienceDirect) Open Access publication quota will be reached soon

Agreements with the SpringerNature, Oxford University Press, Wiley and Elsevier (ScienceDirect) allow for a specific number of articles per year to be published Open Access. The 2021 quotas for the above publishers, will be reached soon:  Springer by late October   OUP by late October   Wiley by late October   Elsevier: varies per institution, contact your institution’s library for further information  There remain alternative ways to make work open access:  Submitting works to a disciplinary or institutional repository (IReL members’ libraries can advise on this)  If your publication was …

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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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ACS signs ‘read and publish’ transformative agreement with IReL

The agreement, which lasts through 2025, will allow all ACS articles published at IReL’s nine participating institutions to be made open access. Additionally, researchers and students will continue to enjoy full access to ACS’ suite of more than 75 premier journals. Further information full press release details of the agreement on irel.ie

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Oxford University Press and IReL agree Read & Publish deal

Oxford University Press has reached a transformative read and publish agreement with IReL. The three-year deal enables users at the ten participating institutions to access the full OUP journals collection of more than 340 prestigious, highly cited titles. The comprehensive publishing side of the agreement enables authors at the institutions to publish their research open …

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