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Participate in the National Open Access Monitor project

Registration is now open for stakeholders to patriciate in the National Open Access Monitor project. We encourage anyone with a role in currently (or potentially) monitoring open access to research publications in Ireland, or who will enable monitoring of open access in Ireland, or who will use the resulting open access Monitor, to contribute to …

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Company of Biologists nd IReL renew Open Access

Following the success of our first three-year Read & Publish Open Access (OA) agreement with IReL, we are delighted to announce that we have signed a renewal agreement from 1 January 2023 – 31 December 2025. Click here for more information

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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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