Expanding open access publishing at Sydney: Elsevier, Taylor and Francis and other international publishers announce 2023 Read and Publish agreements

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The University of Sydney Library will be part of the largest transformative open access agreement to date for Australia and New Zealand.

Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) to provide immediate open access (OA) to Australian and New Zealand research. The University of Sydney Library is a member of CAUL. The three-year Elsevier agreement represents the largest transformative open access agreement to date for Australia and New Zealand.

In addition, international scholarly journal publishers Taylor and Francis have signed a three-year transformative OA agreement with CAUL.  

Commencing in 2023, the Elsevier and Taylor and Francis agreements are part of a suite of publisher agreements that address CAUL’s goals for a rapid and sustainable transition to OA publishing.

From 1 January 2023, researchers at the University of Sydney will be able to publish their articles in selected open access journals with 13 scholarly publishers, including:

  • Elsevier ScienceDirect
  • Taylor and Francis
  • IAP Publishing
  • IOP Publishing
  • Wiley
  • Springer Nature
  • Brill
  • Oxford University Press
  • Cambridge University Press
  • De Gruyter

A list of publishers, links to included journal titles and further information will be released via the University of Sydney Library OA guide when the agreements commence.

For more information about OA publishing, see the University Library website or contact a Librarian.