open access

The Elsevier 2019 open publishing programme completed

The Elsevier 2019 open publishing programme has been completed – a pool of 500 articles has been used. Authors who have volunteered to change their 2019 open access publications and fit into the available pool will receive individual messages in the coming days with links to a form where you can change the way you publish.


Information from WBN – 8th January 2020.

E-learning platform under HRS4R on EC website

The European Commission has made available an e-learning platform for institutions applying for the European “HR Excellence in Research” award as well as for those at further stages of implementation of the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers.

The platform contains 70 short instructional videos showing the technical aspects of applying for the HR logo step by step, such as creating an account on the EURAXESS website, obtaining the position of HR administrator, as well as instructions for filling in forms at each stage of the assessment after receiving the award.

In addition, introductory videos contain basic information about the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, the benefits of implementing HR strategies in institutions, as well as an outline of the entire process, requirements and principles of evaluation by experts at each stage.

The films are available in English. A transcript is also available for the films.

Link to the e-learning platform (the platform is available as the 4th tab on the EC website).

New WBN announcement on the Open Publication in Elsevier of 28 November 2019.

In the Elsevier Open Publication Program Newsletter


the “Authors journey” presentations of the form for authors in Programme A and B were updated.

At the request of the NSA, Elsevier has partially modified the information that is displayed on the form on pages 5 and 6 with the option ‘Gold Open Access’. Currently, this information contains a link “the rules of the Open Access pilot program in Poland” to our guide about the program.

We have also prepared brief information for authors filling in the form:


Furthermore, the NSA informs that, due to the still low utilisation of the programme (160 articles until November 28 2019), it was agreed with Elsevier to include in the programme approximately 200 articles that were sent to the publisher after May 31, 2019, and published in the subscription model before the start of the programme on September 2. On November 28, 2019, authors of these articles should receive an email from ICM with a proposal for model change and a unique link prepared by Elsevier that allows them to re-fill in the form and select the publication open under Program A.

Full list of scientific journals

Full list of scientific journals

following the Communication of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 31 July 2019 on the list of scientific journals and reviewed materials from international conferences together with the number of points assigned.

List of scientific journals 2019 –  PDF wykaz czasopism 2019 r. – sprostowanie.pdf [31.69Mb]

List of scientific journals by discipline – XLSX20190802 wykaz czasopism 2019 r. wg dyscyplin – sprostowanie.xlsx [6.65Mb]