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Brill Launches Transformative Agreement with the University of Salzburg

October 23, 2023 – As of January 1st, 2024, researchers affiliated with the University of Salzburg can publish in any Brill journal in Open Access, free of charge, thanks to Brill’s new Transformative Agreement with the university. In addition, the agreement gives them access to all of Brill’s 350+ journals across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Biology.

The agreement runs for two years. All articles published from January 1, 2024 will benefit from Open Access.

Jasmin Lange, Brill’s CPO, comments: “We are proud to further expand our Open Access offering in Austria, building on our longstanding relationship with the University of Salzburg. Brill has always had a strong publishing presence in Austria with both English- and German-language publications. Open Access articles receive 10x more views and downloads, which is why these agreements are key to our mission of amplifying the impact of HSS research. We very much look forward to open up the research published by the University of Salzburg across our fields.”

Linda Ohrtmann and Andreas Rotheneder from University Library Salzburg state: “We are confident that this new read and publish agreement with Brill will contribute to further promoting Open Access within our university and are likewise happy that it opens reading access to Brill’s full journal collection for our researchers; thus fostering the dissemination of scientific knowledge. For any questions or input regarding Open Access at the University of Salzburg please contact us via open-access.ubs@plus.ac.at.”

Agreement Basics:
– Access to Brill’s full journal collection
– Unlimited Open Access publishing for affiliated faculty
– Authors retain copyright
– CC-BY by default

For more information about this agreement and on Open Access publishing with Brill, please contact Eva Wantzen at eva.wantzen@brill.com or visit brill.com/openaccess.

About Brill Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, International Law, and Life Sciences. With offices in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, the USA and Asia, Brill today publishes more than 360 journals and 2,000 new books and reference works each year as well as a large number of databases and primary source research collections. Commitment to Open Access and the latest publishing technologies are at the core of Brill’s mission to make academic research available for the scholarly community worldwide. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit brill.com.

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