SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications will start the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1.1.2019

« 14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals of the open-access publishing house Copernicus Publications. This is an important signal for the open-access community and libraries because it makes it clear that open-access transformation – in this case of acquisition funds – includes open-access publishers.

Based on the concept of the National Contact Point Open Access OA2020-DE, the Lower Saxony State and University Library Göttingen and the publisher Copernicus Publications have jointly developed and set up the consortium. (…) »