Wiley and Israeli MALMAD consortium sign transformational open access agreement



December 30, 2021 – Hoboken, NJ – Global research and education leader Wiley today announced a new three-year open access agreement with MALMAD, the Israel Interuniversity Center for Digital Information Services, which will start in 2022.

The agreement, which represents Wiley’s first in the region, allows researchers at 24 participating institutions to publish accepted open access articles in all of Wiley’s hybrid open access journals, as well as provide access to all content. subscription. The agreement aims to make all papers published by participating Israeli researchers in the Wiley journals open access during the term of the agreement.

“The open access movement is truly global and we look forward to joining MALMAD in its mission to make peer-reviewed research more widely available,” said Liz Ferguson, senior vice president of Wiley Research Publishing.

“We’re excited to have a new Read and Publish Agreement with Wiley, as this is an important step in our efforts to accelerate Open Access through Transformative Agreements.” This agreement provides the academic institutions in the consortium with the opportunity to move quickly to full and immediate open access in a financially sustainable manner, ”said Dr Sigal Lahav Scher, Director of MALMAD. “Our continued collaboration with Wiley through this agreement makes it easier for our researchers to publish in open access, with the added benefit of read access to all of Wiley journals. “

This agreement marks Wiley’s tenth open access agreement signed this year, demonstrating an ongoing and proactive commitment to open access publishing worldwide.

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