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The letters G D P and R

Mail about GDPR

Just recently, the library has sent information to external library users about the GDPR legislation and how this affects external library users. Students or employees at the university are not affected for the time being.

Taylor & Francis banner for Open Access


New offset agreement with Taylor & Francis enables Open Access

The University of Borås has previously had agreements with publishers that make it free for researchers at to publish Open Access in some journals. We are now adding an agreements with the major publishing company Taylor & Francis as well as IOP.

The offset agreements in Sweden are negotiated through the National Library through something called the Bibsam consortium for the express purpose of advancing the Open Access development. The agreements the University of Borås has joined means that the publishers are paid a yearly fee to lower or remove the publication fees (article processing charges or Open Access fees) when researchers choose to publish Open Access in some or all of their journals. The Taylor & Francis agreement is new...