OpenCon 2017 in Berlin

This year’s OpenCon will be held in Berlin on November 11-13, 2017. The Max Planck Society will host OpenCon 2017 at the Harnack House. Organized by the Right to Research Coalition and SPARC, OpenCon is the largest worldwide conference on open access, open science and open data for the next generation.

Application to attend OpenCon 2017 in Berlin, Germany will open on June 27.

OA Publishing with Taylor & Francis

The Max Planck Society established a new agreement with Taylor & Francis which includes access to almost 300 Taylor & Francis journals as well as allowing authors to publish open access in about 2.000 Taylor & Francis and Cogent journals offering a CC-BY license option.
In order to find out about the specific license types offered, please use the publisher’s OA journal finder

The publication charges will be directly and fully funded by the MPS.

In order to make use of the agreement, please make sure to meet the following conditions when publishing with Taylor & Francis and Cogent:

  • The article has been accepted by a Taylor & Francis or Cogent journal offering a CC-BY license.
  • A Max Planck author must be the corresponding author of the article.
  • The author is affiliated with a Max Planck Institute and publishes under this affiliation.
  • The acceptance date of the article is between Jan 1, 2017 and Dec 31, 2019.
  • Eligible article types under this agreement are primarily article types with the nature of an original paper or review paper.

When submitting, a Max Planck email address should be used (if possible) and the Max Planck affiliation should be stated.