The National Science Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and IOP Publishing sign open access agreement
"The National Science Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSCL) and IOP Publishing (IOP) are delighted to announce the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding to support open access publications for Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) researchers. The Memorandum indicates the commitment of both organisations to work together to create sustainable open access options for the future. CAS introduced its Open Access Policy in May 2014 and the NSCL has been working to establish efficient and streamlined processes with publishers like IOP to fulfil this policy. As a result of this agreement, IOP will support CAS authors to self-archive their accepted manuscripts by directly depositing papers published in IOP’s journals in the CAS repository. NSLC has also agreed to fund a proportion of article publication charges for CAS authors who wish to publish with IOP on a gold open access basis. IOP and CAS will also work together to explore longer term sustainable solutions for funding open access publishing, including an agreement to balance article publication charges and subscription fees ..."