...

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 agreements with five library consortia and over 200 institutions in 16 countries are now participating.

Unlimited access to all our subscription journals and their archives is available to researchers at participating institutions, and corresponding authors benefit from uncapped, immediate and fee-free Open Access publication of research articles.

Our Read & Publish agreements also support institutions and researchers working to meet funding requirements.

Subscriptions

Online-only subscriptions and combined print/online subscriptions to Development, Journal of Cell Science and Journal of Experimental Biology are available to institutions.

Migration to Silverchair

Our five peer-reviewed journals moved to the Silverchair publishing platform on Thursday 15 April 2021. We are very excited about the enhancements to user experience, discoverability and admin functionality that the move will bring.

Any questions?

Read & Publish Open Access initiative

What is our Read & Publish initiative? How does it benefit libraries? Which libraries are participating?

Read & Publish agreements with library consortia

Subscriptions

See information about institutional subscriptions, including pricing and licence agreements.

16 years of Open Access publishing

Read about our OA journey, including the background to our Read & Publish initiative and our commitment to the Transformative Journal approach.


Visit our journal websites

Development Journal of Cell Science The Journal of Experimental Biology Disease Models & Mechanisms Biology Open

© 2021 The Company of Biologists Ltd | Registered Charity 277992
Registered in England and Wales | Company Limited by Guarantee No 514735
Registered office: Bidder Building, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9LF, UK