The Hungarian Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ), and De Gruyter have signed an agreement to provide access to De Gruyter journal collections to the consortium, which also provides authors affiliated to the subscribing institutions with an open access publishing option in both hybrid and “gold” De Gruyter open access journals with no further costs.
The subscribing institutions in 2018 are Eötvös Loránd University, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Lutheran Theological University, the Pentecostal Theological College, and Pázmány Péter Catholic University.
“We are pleased to have come to an agreement with such a renowned publisher as De Gruyter, and to have formed a consortium under the umbrella of EISZ. This forward-thinking agreement will not only provide access to the world-class research published by De Gruyter but also increase the visibility of Hungarian research. This demonstrates that open access is a priority for both parties, and we are delighted to work together in order to serve the needs of the Hungarian scientific community,” said István Monok, General Director of the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and President of the EISZ Programme Board.
"We look forward to cooperating with the Hungarian Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ) to make De Gruyter eJournal content more widely available to the Hungarian research community. It is especially pleasing that our agreement supports both Gold and Hybrid Open Access which will help the Hungarian research community publish their studies in our journals,” adds Ben Ashcroft, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at De Gruyter.