Welcome to our library hub
The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit journal publisher with a mission to advance excellence in the biological and biomedical sciences.
We partner with libraries and library consortia worldwide to maximise the dissemination of high-quality research.
We publish five specialist peer-reviewed journals:
Read & Publish Open Access agreements
We were one of the first not-for-profit publishers to launch a cost-neutral Read & Publish initiative. Since launch in November 2019, we have signed Read & Publish and other transformative Open Access agreements with nine library consortia and over 500 institutions in 39 countries are now participating.
Our standard Read & Publish agreements offer:
- unlimited access to all our hybrid subscription journals and their archives dating back to 1853
- uncapped, immediate and fee-free Open Access publication of research articles for corresponding authors in our subscription journals OR, from 2022, our subscription journals PLUS our Open Access journals
Online-only subscriptions and combined print/online subscriptions to Development, Journal of Cell Science and Journal of Experimental Biology are available to institutions.