On October 28 this year, within the framework of the First International Conference “Open Science and Innovation in Ukraine 2022”, organized by the State Scientific and Technical Library of Ukraine, a meeting was held between the Global Licensing Manager of the Bentham Science publishing house, Frans Lettenström, and Ihor Taranov, Director General of the Science and Innovation Directorate of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
During his visit to Kyiv, the representative of Bentham Science emphasized the need to support Ukrainian science and Ukrainian scientists and promised to open the opportunity to publish free of charge in all publishing journals for all Ukrainian scientists. For this purpose, the parties agreed to sign a memorandum of cooperation.
In addition, Bentham Science will further promote the organization of conferences, seminars and webinars in Ukraine and the exchange of experience with the aim of improving the methodology of data analysis of the publishing activity of institutions subordinate to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
The competent authorities for the implementation of the provisions of this Memorandum from Ukrainian side will be the State Scientific and Technical Library of Ukraine.
Bentham Science is a major publisher of peer-reviewed scientific literature in the fields of pharmacology and medicine, technical and social sciences. Bentham Science currently publishes more than 130 peer-reviewed scholarly academic journals, the vast majority of which are indexed by leading bibliographic databases.
Test access to Bentham Science electronic resources is available from September 15, 2021, and will last until December 31, 2022.
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