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FinELib and Elsevier agreement: access to scholarly journals and 50 percent discount of article processing charges

17.1.2018

The FinELib consortium and Elsevier have signed a 3 year agreement regarding the Science Direct Freedom Collection. The agreement offers researchers also an opportunity to publish their articles open access with a discount on article processing charges (APC).

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Contact information during holidays

19.12.2017

During holiday season please contact our service e-mail finelib@helsinki.fi in addition to personal e-mail addresses. FinELib office wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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IEEE refuses to negotiate with FinELib

15.12.2017

IEEE refuses to negotiate with FinELib 15.12.2017 IEEE, provider of the IEL-database continues to refuse to negotiate with the FinELib-consortium regarding renewal of the IEL-license agreement. FinELib member organizations have repeatedly stated their will to continue subscribing via FinELib. Instead IEEE demands that each library negotiate its own contract, thereby reducing the libraries’ negotiating power.

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IEL-negotiations at a standstill

27.11.2017

IEL is an electrical engineering database providing access to IEEE and IET journals and conference proceedings as well as IEEE standards. Currently 19 FinELib-organisations subscribe to the collection.

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FinELib’s negotiations with Elsevier progressing

19.10.2017

FinELib and Elsevier have progressed in their negotiations regarding access to Science Direct Freedom Collection and advancing open access.

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Negotiations with Elsevier: The crucial issues for the FinELib consortium

22.8.2017

Elsevier has approached academic institutions and researchers in Finland. The letter states Elsevier’s view on the negotiations between the FinELib consortium and Elsevier. The crucial issues for the negotiations are cost development and open access. The FinELib consortium’s view differs from Elsevier’s on both issues.

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Finnish academic society gives strong support to FinElib’s negotiations

21.6.2017

There has been no advancement in FinELib’s Elsevier negotiations in June. However, the commitment of the Finnish academic society to the goals of the negotiations is strong. This is clearly seen in two recent statements:

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Elsevier trusts in traditions – no advancement in FinELib-Elsevier negotiations

5.6.2017

FinELib and Elsevier negotiators met recently to continue the negotiations started in 2016. FinELib’s requirements remain unchanged: Affordable prices for accessing Elsevier’s journals (SD Freedom collection) and advancing open access. Unfortunately the first meeting showed that Elsevier is not willing to develop open access business models.

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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.