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New FinELib agreements published

9.8.2018

FinELib agreements with Wiley, Wolters Kluwer and the American Chemical Society have now been published as a response to the FOI request.

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FinELib signed an agreement with American Chemical Society

9.8.2018

The FinElib-consortium and the American Chemical Society (ACS) have signed a 3-year agreement (2018-2020). The agreement covers access to ACS journals and free credits for open access publishing.

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FinELib agreements published

17.5.2018

The following agreements have now been published as a response to the FOI request: Emerald agreement 2018-2020 and IEL agreement 2018. 

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Wolters Kluwer agreement signed

25.4.2018

The FinELib-consortium and Wolters Kluwer have reached a 5-year agreement (2018-2022) regarding access to the Lippincott Total Access minus Neurology collection.

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Emerald agreement signed

28.3.2018

The FinElib-consortium and Emerald have reached a 3-year agreement (2018-2020) regarding access to the Emerald Premier collection.

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Webinar for authors 28.3. at 13:00 : Elsevier Gold OA publishing workflow and discount

27.3.2018

Lydia Tacx, sr. business development manager OA Elsevier, will demonstrate the current workflow that facilitates eligible authors in Finnish universities and research institutes to publish open access with a 50% discount.

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IEEE yields to libraries’ pressure – license agreement signed between FinELib-consortium and IEEE

20.2.2018

FinELib-office is pleased to report that FinELib-consortium members and IEEE have signed a license agreement regarding online use of the IEL–database. The agreement ensures access to journals, conference proceedings and standards mainly in the fields of electrical engineering and computer science. The agreement doesn’t contain an open access element. More details about the agreement will be published shortly.

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FinELib’s Elsevier agreement and transparency – questions and answers

2.2.2018

The FinELib-Elsevier agreement has generated a lively discussion in Twitter about open access, licensing negotiations and most of all transparency. We would like to tell about our efforts to increase transparency now and in the future as well as the limitations we encounter. We have published Elsevier total prices for agreement terms 1.1.2017-31.12.2017 and 1.1.2018- 31.12.2020 and Elsevier agreement text for the current agreement term.

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Nordic Consortia support LIBER’s Five Principles for Negotiations with Publishers

22.1.2018

All Nordic consortia have signed the OA2020 “Expression of Interest in the Large-Scale Implementation of Open Access to Scholarly Journals” and are working for a transition from a subscription-based scholarly journal model to an open access publishing model.

Nordic consortia would hereby like to endorse LIBER’s principles and aim to meet them in publisher negotiations. Nordic countries have different national open access strategies, and, consequently, the relevance of all LIBER’s principles may differ from country to country.

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Open access
-fördelar

Vid förhandlingarna har man kommit överens om open access-fördelar för följande förläggares tidskrifter: Taylor&Francis, Sage, Elsevier.

Mer information om open access-fördelar för olika förläggare och organisationer får du även på ditt eget bibliotek.