New OA initiative for tech content

Aim to make content available to widest audience possible, including academia, individuals and professionals.

Apress, the US-based technology publishers, has announced it is to launch an OA publishing model for 'cutting edge' technical and business content.

ApressOpen will give technology companies and professionals the opportunity to publish content under an open access model. The content will be available through multiple online distribution channels and electronic formats.  Authors will be industry leaders and topic experts in innovative technologies.

ApressOpen content will be distributed via SpringerLink as well as on,, and all major eBook and database platforms.

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