Entries by Mark Wilson

MathOA receives funding from AO-OA

Academy-owned Open Access (AO-OA) is a project involving research libraries such as University of Pittsburgh, University of California, MIT and Ohio State. They have generously promised funding for 5 years for supporting flipping of journals via MathOA. Thanks very much to Kathleen Shearer for her central role in organizing this.

Comparing Algebraic Combinatorics with its predecessor

  Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics has been published by Springer since 1992. It was founded by Chris Godsil, Ian Goulden, and David Jackson. In June 2017 the four editors-in-chief gave notice to Springer that they would resign at the end of the year. The entire editorial board (except for two members who decided to retire on the grounds of […]

Changes to MathOA board

Victor Reiner has transferred from the Advisory Board to the main board. He was instrumental in the successful flipping of Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, and has recently been elected as a member of the council of the American Mathematical Society. Those people who are not members of either board, but have performed much service for […]

TIB joins supporters of Fair Open Access

The German National Library of Science and Technology has signed up to support Fair Open Access via FOAA.  Quoting from the press release: Prof. Johan Rooryck, President of FOAA, was pleased to welcome the German National Library of Science and Technology on board: “TIB has agreed to support one of the journals of Mathematics in […]

MathOA receives funding from Foundation Compositio Mathematica

We are pleased to announce that Foundation Compositio Mathematica is financially supporting the activities of MathOA. The Foundation already supports journals Algebraic Geometry and SIGMA which run along Fair Open Access lines. It also supports mathematics via subsidies for mathematical conferences, prizes for mathematical accomplishments and other initiatives.

Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics flips to Fair OA

The editors-in-chief and editorial board of Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, currently published by Springer, have given notice of resignation. The Editors-in-Chief will see out their contracts with the old journal, until 31 December 2017. They will start a new journal, Algebraic Combinatorics, run according to the principles of Fair Open Access.The new journal, to be […]