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  

Negotiations of big journal packages with the scientific publishers are progressing

5.12.2019

Agreements with Wiley and Sage seem possible for next year. With Taylor & Francis the situation is challenging.

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Negotiations 2019 – aiming for open publishing

21.8.2019

FinELib consortium continues to negotiate with several publishers to advance open publishing.

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More than 1,000 open access articles under FinELib agreements

24.6.2019

In 2018 more than 1,000 open access articles were published in the journals of various publishers under agreements negotiated by the FinELib consortium.

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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:
American Chemical Society | Elsevier | Emerald | Royal Society of Chemistry | Sage | Science Advances | Springer Nature | Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott

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