Microbiology Society ‘Publish & Read’ Agreement Available to COPPUL Members

March 30, 2022

The COPPUL License Working Group is currently finalizing one of its first transformational agreements. Negotiations have been underway between COPPUL and The Microbiology Society on a Publish and Read agreement. The Microbiology Society, which currently publishes two fully Open Access (OA) journals, is working toward making their four other journals OA as well. Licensing librarians at your institution will likely have received additional information about this offer which has a deadline of December 10th, 2021. 

For more details about this offer, please visit https://coppul.ca/resources/1582. For more information about transformative agreements (including the difference between ‘Publish and Read’ and ‘Read and Publish’ agreements), here is a recent post from the Scholarly Kitchen website: https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/02/06/revisiting-transformative-agreements-a-primer/.