Academic publishers make open access deal

The fifth-largest academic journal publisher, SAGE, yesterday (November 20) announced an agreement with linkurl:open access;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/home/53781/ science and medicine publisher, Hindawi, to launch a new series of open access journals, the Chronicle of Higher Education linkurl:reports.;http://chronicle.com/news/article/3472/journal-publisher-goes-for-open-access Publication will be funded by author charges, using a linkurl:gold open access;http://www.the-scientist.com/

Alla Katsnelson
Nov 20, 2007
The fifth-largest academic journal publisher, SAGE, yesterday (November 20) announced an agreement with linkurl:open access;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/home/53781/ science and medicine publisher, Hindawi, to launch a new series of open access journals, the Chronicle of Higher Education linkurl:reports.;http://chronicle.com/news/article/3472/journal-publisher-goes-for-open-access Publication will be funded by author charges, using a linkurl:gold open access;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53856/ model, the linkurl:press release;http://www.sage-hindawi.com/ states. The UK-based SAGE will oversee the editorial side of the venture as well as marketing and promotion, while Hindawi will handle the technical aspects of the publication process. According to its linkurl:Web site,;http://www.sagepub.com/sageopen.sp SAGE, which publishes more than 485 journals in the sciences, business and humanities, already allows authors -- for a $3000 fee -- to deposit full versions of their paper to "PubMed Central or its international equivalents" in order to comply with UK and US funding agency regulations.

Interested in reading more?

Become a Member of

Receive full access to more than 35 years of archives, as well as TS Digest, digital editions of The Scientist, feature stories, and much more!
Already a member?