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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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FinELib agreements published as a response to FOI

17.6.2019

The following agreements have now been published as a response to the FOI request: IEL, Wiley and RSC Read&Publish.

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Additional time for negotiations with Wiley

5.4.2019

FinELib consortium continues negotiations with Wiley on open access and the right to read Wiley’s journals. During the negotiations, it has been agreed that the current subscription agreement will be extended until the end of 2019. The current agreement does not include any open access rights.

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Agreement between Royal Society of Chemistry and FinELib promotes open access in chemistry

25.2.2019

FinELib and Royal Society of Chemistry have made a new RSC Read & Publish -agreement for 2019.

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FinELib’s negotiations with Wiley continue

21.2.2019

The previous agreement between FinELib and Wiley came to an end on December 31, 2018. Prolonged negotiations haven’t yet affected the daily life of researchers and students.

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Questions and answers about FinELib’s negotiations

7.2.2019

Why aren’t we purchasing access to scholarly publications at any price necessary? Check here to find out more about the FinELib negotiations and reasons why Taylor & Francis journals are behind a paywall.

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FinELib’s negotiations with Taylor & Francis hit a wall

28.1.2019

Negotiations between the FinELib consortium and Taylor & Francis ended with no positive results. The end of the negotiations means that access to Taylor & Francis journals will end on 1 February 2019.

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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:
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.