The license negotiations with scholarly publishers must advance the transition to open access publishing, the Finnish university rectors demand in a statement published today. Universities Finland UNIFI gives its full support to FinELib consortium’s negotiation goals.→ Read more
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.→ Read more
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.→ Read more
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.→ Read more
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.→ Read more
Vid förhandlingarna har man kommit överens om open access-fördelar för följande förläggares tidskrifter: American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Emerald, Royal Society of Chemistry, Sage, Springer Nature, Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott.
Mer information om open access-fördelar för olika förläggare och organisationer får du även på ditt eget bibliotek.