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IReL signs transformative agreement with Springer Nature

Springer Nature and IReL have agreed a four-year transformative agreement (TA).   This announcement means that associated researchers from IReL member institutions and research bodies can publish OA in Springer Nature’s portfolio of over 2,300 titles including Palgrave, Adis, Open Choice and the Academic Journals on nature.com. With their work freely and universally available from the …

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Taylor & Francis Group and IReL agree three year ‘read and publish’ deal

IReL and Taylor & Francis Group have signed a new transformative agreement, for three years starting in March 2021.   IReL is a licensing consortium of nine participating Irish publicly-funded higher education institutions. This deal allows Irish researchers access to Taylor & Francis Group journals as well as the option to publish in around 2,000 …

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SAGE and IReL Sign Transformative Agreement

IReL has signed its first transformative open access agreement with SAGE Publishing. The three-year Read and Publish deal will provide expanded open access publishing opportunities for corresponding authors at IReL member institutions. This transformative agreement will enable member institutions to access SAGE’s portfolio of over 1100 journals across the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology …

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New resource: Springer Computer Sciences eBook Collection

IReL members now subscribes to the Springer Computer Sciences eBook Collection, which supercedes our license to the Lecture Notes on Computer Science series. The larger Computer Sciences collection publishes around 1,200 book per year. We will have immediate access to all the content, including all LNCS titles, as they are published in 2021.  We will retain …

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IReL joins SCOAP3

With the participation of IReL, Ireland now becomes the 44th country in the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3), the world’s largest disciplinary open access (OA) initiative. This is welcome news for all high-energy physics researchers in Ireland, as it allows them to continue to publish OA in the sponsored journals, …

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IReL announces R&P open access agreement with the Royal Irish Academy

IReL announces R&P open access agreement with the Royal Irish Academy IReL is pleased to announce a 2021-2023 Read and Publish agreement with the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), the first such agreement with an Irish publisher. Articles by university-affiliated corresponding authors that are accepted for publication from 1 January 2021 in RIA journals will be …

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IReL sign Publish & Read agreement with the Microbiology Society

IReL is very pleased to announce they have signed a 3 year ‘Publish and Read’ agreement with the Microbiology Society. The agreement from January 2021 to December 2023 will allow eligible authors to publish unlimited open access articles in Microbiology Society journals under a CC-BY license. It also provides read access to the Societies four …

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New IReL open access agreement with the American Institute of Physics

IReL is very pleased to announce our latest open access agreement: with the American Institute of Physics. The agreement, from January 2020 to December 2022, will allow all accepted articles from IReL member corresponding authors to be immediately open access upon publication. Articles will be shared under a CC-BY license and authors will retain copyright.  …

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