FinELib

Welcome!

FinELib is a consortium of Finnish universities, research institutions and public libraries. It negotiates e-resource license agreements for the Finnish scholarly community. On these pages, you can monitor the progress and results of these negotiations.

Our Goals  

Prices of scholarly publications must be reasonable.

→ Information must be openly available.

→ Transition to open access must be possible without any additional costs.

→ Terms of use for articles must be appropriate and easy to understand.

Read more about our goals and their backgrounds

Status of
Negotiations

Ongoing negotiations

News  

Article processing charge benefits increase open publishing

14.9.2020

The number of articles published Open Access due to FinELib agreements increased by 73 % compared with last year.

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New agreement enables Open Access publishing in Taylor & Francis journals

3.7.2020

New agreement with Taylor & Francis after one intervening year is finished.

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FinELib Consortium finances open science services

2.6.2020

FinELib Consortium finances DOAJ, Sherpa/RoMEO and SPARC Europe

→ Read more

Discussion  

Take advantage of
open access benefits

During negotiations, open access benefits have been agreed upon regarding the journals of the following publishers:
American Chemical Society  |  Elsevier  |  Emerald
IEEE  |  Royal Society of Chemistry  |  Sage
Science Advances  |  Springer Nature  |  Taylor & Francis  |  Wiley
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott

More information about publisher- and organisation-specific open access benefits is also available from your own library.