EJN publisher, Wiley signs first Open Access agreement in Hong Kong

25 January 2023

FENS News, Neuroscience News, Society & Partner News

Wiley, publisher of the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN), announced a new open access agreement in Hong Kong (CN). This agreement, which represents Wiley’s first in Hong Kong, allows eligible users of the three participating JULAC libraries (Chinese University of Hong Kong Library, Hong Kong Baptist University Library, and the University of Hong Kong Libraries) access to Wiley’s journal portfolio, including EJN, the official journal of FENS,  and enables participating researchers to publish research open access in nearly 2,000 hybrid and gold open access journals, including those published by Hindawi. 

“Widespread access to peer-reviewed research is critical, and our agreement with JULAC promotes research accessibility while also showcasing the excellent work done by scholars in Hong Kong,” said Kathryn Sharples, Vice President, Open Research, Wiley.  

“As made clear in JULAC’s Position Statement on Open Scholarship, JULAC is committed to enabling open access (OA) to research publications. This agreement with Wiley is an example of the tangible support that libraries can provide to their institution’s researchers in making their work OA,” said Flora Ng, JULAC Chair and CIO / University Librarian, The University of Hong Kong. 

Wiley has strong momentum in delivering open access agreements globally, having signed partnerships with over 2,200 institutions spanning 23 countries. Most recently, Wiley established agreements with b-on in Portugal, HEAL-Link in Greece, and Tulane University Libraries in the United States 

Read the press release.

About the European Journal of Neuroscience

The European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN) is the official journal of FENS. FENS members have free access to EJN online and can enjoy a full, free and easy access to all published articles. Edited by Prof. John Foxe from the University of Rochester (USA) together with four Senior Editors Antoine Adamandis (CH), Paola Bovolenta (ES), Yoland Smith (USA), Vidita Vaidya (IN), EJN publishes original high-quality research articles and reviews on all fields of neuroscience. See the full Editorial Board on the EJN website.

About Wiley

Wiley is one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education. Founded in 1807, Wiley enables discovery, powers education, and shapes workforces. Through its industry-leading content, digital platforms, and knowledge networks, the company delivers on its timeless mission to unlock human potential.