Support for the ASAP Program

The ASAP Program is sponsored by 27 global organizations that value the transformative impact of applying scientific research published through Open Access to extend the reach of science and medicine.

Sponsors of the program are: The Association of College & Research Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, Co-Action Publishing, Copernicus Publications, Creative Commons, the Directory of Open Access Journals, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, EIFL, eLife, Hindawi, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Health Research Alliance, Impact Story, Jisc, Max Planck Society, Mendeley, Microsoft Research, the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, Research Councils UK, Research Libraries UK, SPARC, SSRN, SURF, the World Bank, and major sponsors Google, PLOS, and the Wellcome Trust.

Please see each Sponsor’s profile page for more information about the organization’s mission and support for the ASAP Program.

Watch these short videos on the benefits of Open Access from these Sponsors:

o   Alex Kozak, Policy Analyst, Public Policy and Government Relations at Google

o   Elizabeth Marincola, Chief Executive Officer, PLOS

o   Robert Kiley, Head of Digital Services, Wellcome Library at the Wellcome Trust

o   Alex Wade, Director for Scholarly Communication at Microsoft Research

o   Cathy Casserly, Chief Executive Officer, Creative Commons

o   Gregg Gordon, President & Chief Executive Officer, SSRN

o   Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC