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
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
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.→ Read more
Vid förhandlingarna har man kommit överens om open access-fördelar för följande förläggares tidskrifter:
American Chemical Society | Elsevier | Emerald
IEEE | Royal Society of Chemistry | Sage
Science Advances | Springer Nature | Wiley
Mer information om open access-fördelar för olika förläggare och organisationer får du även på ditt eget bibliotek.