JISC and Bentham Science Publishers (BSP) have reached a comprehensive 'Read and Publish' agreement. JISC comprises over 160 leading universities, libraries and research centers all over the United Kingdom as its members. The agreement will allow the authors from the institutions to publish their open access research in BSP's Hybrid and Gold Open Access journals with discount on the Article Processing Charges. Participating universities and libraries will get access to the Bentham Science journals and ebooks collections at a highly discounted price, agreed with JISC. The member institutions can contact JISC or Bentham Science for comprehensive details of the agreement.
Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is a not-for-profit company that provides IT services and digital resources to support research and academics in the higher education institutions and research entities in the UK. It provides the universities and colleges with shared digital infrastructure and services and champions the importance and potential of digital technologies for UK education and research.
Bentham Science is a science, technology, and medical publisher, providing academic researchers and industrial professionals with the latest information in diverse fields of science and technology. Bentham Science currently publishes more than 120 journals in both electronic and printed formats. Our journals cover various disciplines in pharmaceutical research and development, medical subspecialties, engineering, technology, and social sciences. The journals are indexed in recognized indexing services, such as Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, PubMed, Scopus, Chemical Abstracts, and EMBASE.