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FinELib’s Springer Compact deal: An easy route for open access publishing

25.10.2018

The FinELib consortium and Springer Nature have signed an agreement regarding Springer Compact. The agreement ensures access to over 2200 scholarly journals as well as open access publishing in almost 1900 hybrid journals.

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University rectors demand scholarly publishers to transition to open access

25.9.2018

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.

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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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Wolters Kluwer agreement signed

25.4.2018

The FinELib-consortium and Wolters Kluwer have reached a 5-year agreement (2018-2022) regarding access to the Lippincott Total Access minus Neurology collection.

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Emerald agreement signed

28.3.2018

The FinElib-consortium and Emerald have reached a 3-year agreement (2018-2020) regarding access to the Emerald Premier collection.

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Webinar for authors 28.3. at 13:00 : Elsevier Gold OA publishing workflow and discount

27.3.2018

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.

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IEEE yields to libraries’ pressure – license agreement signed between FinELib-consortium and IEEE

20.2.2018

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.

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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, Springer Nature.

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