CAUL is hiring – Executive Director

25 July 2022

With the impending retirement of the current Executive Director later this year, CAUL is recruiting a new Executive Director to lead the National Office into the future. The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of CAUL and is responsible for operations, engagement, advocacy and strategy implementation aligned with the objectives of CAUL and the directions of the CAUL Board.

Grants awarded to develop no-cost textbooks for uni students

12 July 2022

CAUL is hiring – Associate Director, Content Procurement

11 July 2022

CAUL to Pilot Subscribe to Open with Annual Reviews

16 June 2022

Ten years of content from the prestigious review publisher is now available for everyone in Australia and New Zealand.

New Read & Publish agreement between The Company of Biologists and the Council of Australian University Librarians

18 January 2022

The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce a new three-year Read & Publish Open Access agreement with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL).
The agreement commenced on 1 January 2022 and CAUL-member institutions in Australia and New Zealand can sign up on an annual basis in 2022, 2023 and 2024.

NRI Roadmap Exposure Draft submission

22 December 2021

CAUL response to the exposure draft of the National Research Infrastructure Roadmap 2021, released for consultation by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

CAUL and CAVAL announce changes to the CAUL Statistics Services

26 November 2021

Commencing 2022, CAVAL will no longer be facilitating, collating, and managing the annual university library statistics for CAUL. This marks the end of the cooperative partnership between the Council of Australian University Librarians Inc. (CAUL) and CAVAL Ltd. that goes back three decades to 1992 when CAVAL commenced managing the collection and compilation of statistical data for university libraries in Australia. The data was published annually as a Supplement of the Australian Academic and Research Libraries (AARL) journal for many years. Over the last 15 years, CAVAL has provided and maintained an online CAUL Statistics platform. This also includes the provision of a helpdesk created to provide help and assistance to statistics collection participants and website users. CAVAL also provided a liaison with the CAUL Statistics Advisory Committee to provide advice, commentary, and insights into the data elements and collection process. 

Open Access Australasia and CAUL support for UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science

25 November 2021

De Gruyter and CAUL announce new Read & Publish agreement for 2022

18 November 2021

The international independent publisher De Gruyter and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) are delighted to announce their first Read & Publish agreement, covering subscription access and Open Access publishing during the 2022 calendar year.

CAUL and Wiley sign transformative open access agreement that represents the largest in the ANZ region by article output

4 November 2021

Wiley and CAUL Sign Three Year Transformational Open Access Agreement.

Agreement Represents Largest in the Region by Article Output

Oxford University Press and CAUL announce publishing collaboration for university libraries in Australia and New Zealand

25 October 2021

Oxford University Press and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) have reached a Read & Publish agreement to provide online access for employees and students of CAUL institutions to OUP’s full journal collection of 366 peer-reviewed journals.

Springer Nature and CAUL announce significant new transformative agreement for ANZ region

20 October 2021

Springer Nature and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) announce new partnership: The new transformative agreement is a significant milestone as Australia and New Zealand seek to transition to full OA and will be Australia’s largest Transformative Agreement to date.

Cambridge University Press and CAUL strike major uncapped transformative Open Access agreement in Australia & New Zealand

14 October 2021

Cambridge University Press and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) have reached a transformative agreement to support Open Access (OA) publishing in Cambridge Journals for 2022.

CAUL appeals to publishers and content vendors to be responsive to the ongoing long-term impacts of the pandemic on the university library sector

1 July 2021

CAUL's statement to Publishers and Content vendors

Statement

CAUL and AOASG welcome NHMRC's consultation on proposed revisions to Open Access Policy

16 April 2021

Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) welcome the NHMRC’s consultation on the proposed revisions to its Open Access Policy. 

Media Release

CAUL and AOASG welcome Chief Scientist's commitment to open access for Australian research

17 March 2021

The Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) welcome Dr Cathy Foley’s speech today, 17 March 2021, at the National Press Club noting her interest in an Open Access Strategy in Australia. 

Media Release

CAUL and CSIRO Publishing collaborate to enable Open Access in Australia and New Zealand

4 March 2021

Many Australian and New Zealand researchers can now publish research articles as open access in CSIRO-owned journals through new transformative agreements between CSIRO Publishing and CAUL member institutions.

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