The Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) and Austrian Science Fund (FWF) have a transformative Open Access agreement with Springer Nature. The Austrian Academic Library Consortium is integral in gaining access rights to electronic media and coordinated administration of resources on behalf of its members. Its major purpose is to increase collaboration between libraries and research institutions concerning e-resources. Whereas the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) plays a fundamental role in providing funding to support outstanding projects and researchers working towards enhancement of scientific knowledge and resources.
The agreement offers the scholarly community in Austria access to over 2,000 titles and allows authors to publish in over 1,900 Open Choice journals.