Agreement on Open Access between Springer and German Library

From: Bargheer, Margo Friederike <bargheer_at_SUB.UNI-GOETTINGEN.DE>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 13:34:38 +0200

Dear List,
the State and University Library Göttingen(SUB) in Germany has recently
a pilot Project "Open Access with Springer Open Choice" on behalf of the
University of Göttingen. The pilot project will operate until end of next
The library and the scientific publisher Springer agreed on September 26th,
2006 that all papers acccepted for publication from corresponding authors
affiliated with the Goettingen University automatically become open access
articles accessable through Springer Link. The necessary payment procedure
for this option is handled automatically between the library and the
publisher. As open access articles they are available on the internet as full
texts free of charge for everybody enhancing the worldwide visibility of
Goettingen-based scientific results.

Further information:
Kind regards
Margo Bargheer

Margo Bargheer
Raum 2.21, Neubau der SUB Göttingen
tel. +49 551 39-91188 | fax +49 551 39-2457
Leitung Elektronisches Publizieren | Head of Electronic Publishing
State and University Library Goettingen
Open Access
Received on Thu Oct 11 2007 - 13:19:07 BST

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