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Road to Open: Library and institutional support sustains open access in Mathematics journals through Subscribe to Open in 2024

As part of EDP Sciences' ongoing commitment to furthering open science, this news update is the second in our "Road to Open" series, highlighting the sustained support for open access in mathematics journals through Subscribe to Open (S2O). The series offers a monthly showcase of advancements at both the journal and publisher level, focusing on successful implementations of open publishing models like S2O. This news piece celebrates the collaborative efforts of the library community, publishers, and funding bodies in ensuring the continued dissemination of high-quality mathematics research without the imposition of article processing charges. Join the conversation on social media with #RoadToOpen.

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Subscribe-to-Open 2023 Transparency Report for maths journals provides expanded metrics and analysis, marking the third year of commitment to transparency

We are delighted to release the Subscribe to Open (S2O) 2023 Transparency Report for our mathematics journals* co-published by EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Industrielles et Appliquées (SMAI). Following the announcement that the journals will continue to publish in open access in 2023, this report marks our third consecutive year of providing this comprehensive overview, reinforcing our commitment to transparency. By presenting a detailed analysis of metrics such as subscription prices, subscription renewals, costs, and usage data, it offers a comprehensive understanding of the effectiveness of the S2O initiative for these titles.

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Library community backs Subscribe to Open Mathematics journals - open access continues in 2023

EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) are delighted to announce that their Subscribe to Open (S2O) model for open access publication of six mathematics journals* has been successfully supported by the library community for another year, allowing the journals to continue to be published in open access in 2023.

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Special issue of RAIRO-ITA on "Randomness and Combinatorics" - call for papers

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Subscribe-to-Open 2022 Transparency Report for maths journals provides new metrics

We are pleased to share the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) 2022 Transparency Report. The annual report details costs and prices related to the EDP Sciences-SMAI Subscribe-to-Open program for the applied mathematics journals they co-publish.

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Support from library community for Subscribe-to-Open ensures continued open access for Mathematics titles in 2022

Paris, France, 8 March 2022: EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) have announced today that six mathematics journals will continue to publish in open access under the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) model in 2022*. This demonstrates the support from the library community for this equitable open access model which enables open access publication without article processing charges (APCs).

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Enrico Formenti, Université Nice-Sophia Antipolis, joins RAIRO-ITA as Editor-in-Chief

We are glad to introduce Enrico Formenti, from Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis (now Université Côte d’Azur) as the new Editor-in-Chief of RAIRO-ITA. He replaces two of the current Editors-in-Chief; Dr. Olivier Serre and Prof. Christian Choffrut will retire from their editorial duties, while Dr. Sylvain Périfel will remain as co-Editor-in-Chief for a transition period of one year.

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“11th Workshop on Non-classical Models of Automata and Applications (NCMA 2019)” – open access special issue

RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications (RAIRO-ITA) is pleased to share the articles from the 11th Workshop on Non-classical Models of Automata and Applications that took place in Valencia in 2019 (NCMA 2019). The special issue is edited by Markus Holzer, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, and José M. Sempere, Universitat Politècnica de València, and is open access for the first time following RAIRO-ITA’s move to open access under the Subscribe to Open (S2O) model earlier in 2021. As well as enabling open access to content, S2O means that there are no publication charges for authors.

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Strong performance from maths portfolio in 2020 Journal Impact Factors from Clarivate

MMNP ranks Q1 following ground-breaking move to Subscribe-to-Open in 2020

Paris, France, 8 July 2021: We are pleased to report that our mathematics journals have performed particularly well in this year’s Journal Impact Factors ™ from Clarivate. The star performer is Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) which increased by 153% (from 1.642 to 4.157) having already increased by 73% last year. It is now ranked 13/108 in “Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Applications”, 6/265 in “Mathematics, Applied” and 10/58 in “Mathematical & Computational Biology” – all Q1 or the top 25% of the world’s most-cited journals. Indeed, every EDP Sciences maths journal indexed in Web of Science ™ has received an increased impact factor contributing to an unprecedented year in which all eligible EDP Sciences journals increased.

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Momentum builds for Subscribe-to-Open as mathematics portfolio transitions to open access

Paris, France, 19 May 2021: It is confirmed that five mathematics journals published by EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) will join Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) in open access under the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) model in 2021*. The transition will further bolster S2O, a transformative model first introduced by Annual Reviews and recently endorsed by cOAlition S.

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