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  

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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Discussion  

Take advantage of
open access benefits

During negotiations, open access benefits have been agreed upon regarding the journals of the following publishers: Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Sage, Emerald, Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, American Chemical Society.

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