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The Royal Society of Chemistry joins Jisc’s Publications Router service

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a global publisher in chemical sciences and related fields, is now supplying full-text journal articles to Jisc’s Publications Router, which automatically delivers them into the open repositories of the UK institutions to which the authors are affiliated. Rapid delivery, open licence RSC is depositing the articles daily upon first […]

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Balancing the books (part 1)

What is a BPC? The book processing charge (BPC) is a payment made to a publisher to cover the costs of publishing a book open access (OA), and includes the editing, production and dissemination of the book as well as arranging peer review, marketing and online hosting.[1] Although the BPC model is currently predominant, especially […]

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CORE to become an independent Open Access service from August 2023

This is an excerpt of a joint announcement of Jisc and The Open University regarding CORE Jisc and The Open University have had a long-standing relationship delivering CORE ( for over 10 years. During this time, the service has grown from a project to an important and widely used Open Research infrastructure. The current Jisc […]