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The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna actively participates in a number of national and international cooperation and coordination activities in the field of Open Access:

Open Access Network Austria (OANA)

The Open Access Network Austria (OANA) connects research institutions, funding bodies and science-policy partners in Austria. It was established in 2012 as a common initiative under the organizational aegis of the FWF (Austrian Science Fund) and UNIKO (Universities Austria).

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e-Infrastructures Austria

e-Infrastructures Austria is a project for the coordinated establishment and further development of Austrian infrastructures for digital resources for research and teaching.

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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a publicly available directory for the quality assured registration of OA journals. The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna supports the DOAJ within the framework of a joint initiative of UNIKO (Universities Austria) and FWF (Austrian Science Fund).

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Open Library of Humanities (OLH)

The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a nonprofit institution for publishing research results of scholars from the fields of the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies Open Access, without, however, charging the authors any publication fees.

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Kooperation E-Medien Österreich ( Austrian Academic Library Consortium ) (KEMÖ)

The Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) aims to coordinate the purchase and resource administration of databases, e-journals, and e-books. Apart from conventional licensing agreements, KEMÖ also negotiates an increasing number of licensing contracts with Open Access components.

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Sternberg Press

The Publication Series of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, which has existed since 2005, changed its publishers for Sternberg Press (Berlin) in 2012. This has resulted not only in a reconception of the content, but the publishing contract also contains, for the first time ever, an Open Access component, which means that all volumes (from vol. 12) can be made publicly available in the course of secondary publication via ]a[repository in Open Access mode.

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Böhlau Verlag

All volumes of the publication series Kontexte. Veröffentlichungen der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, founded in 2015 and published by Böhlau, are also released Open Access (parallel to their printed versions).

Austrian Transition to Open Access (AT2OA)

As demanded in many European and national initiatives the higher education infrastructure project "Austrian Transition to Open Access (AT2OA)" aims to contribute to the transformation from Closed to Open Access to scholarly publications by initiating supporting measures to gradually increase the Open Access publication output in Austria. Project partners and participators are all 21 Austrian public universities, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Science and Technology Austria and the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP).

Emerald Publishing

Im Rahmen der Kooperation E-Medien (KEMÖ) wurde mit Emerald Publishing ein neues Lizenzmodell (beginnend ab Januar 2017 bis Dezember 2019) vereinbart, das nicht nur den Angehörigen aller Konsortialmitglieder den Zugriff auf alle Inhalte der Emerald-Zeitschriften erlaubt, sondern es auch allen an einer österreichischen Forschungseinrichtung beschäftigten Autor_innen ermöglicht, ohne Mehrkosten Open Access zu publizieren. Emerald and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) have agreed on a new licensing model (starting from January 2017 to December 2019). In addition to the access to Emerald Insight the license gives the opportunity to all authors that are affiliated to an Austrian research institution to publish Open Access without extra costs.