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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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IReL sign Read & Publish agreement with The Company of Biologists

IReL is delighted to announce it has signed a Read and Publish agreement with The Company of Biologists. The agreement provides eligible authors with unlimited publishing of open access articles in CoB journals, at no cost to the researcher. In addition the agreement also provides read access to these journals Development Journal of Cell Science …

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IReL sign transformative open access agreement with ACM

IReL is pleased to announce a transformative open access agreement with ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery.  The agreement will provide unlimited and unrestricted access to ACM Digital Library during the term and all publications from corresponding authors from IReL institutions published during the term in ACM journals, conference proceedings and magazines will be made …

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IReL and COVID-19

IReL’s office, based in Maynooth University, has closed, but its staff are continuing to work remotely. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of IReL’s partner publishers and vendors are supporting researchers and students by making content freely available during the crisis. They are typically doing this by either: removing paywall restrictions on COVID-19 related …

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