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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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FinELib’s Elsevier agreement and transparency – questions and answers

2.2.2018

The FinELib-Elsevier agreement has generated a lively discussion in Twitter about open access, licensing negotiations and most of all transparency. We would like to tell about our efforts to increase transparency now and in the future as well as the limitations we encounter. We have published Elsevier total prices for agreement terms 1.1.2017-31.12.2017 and 1.1.2018- 31.12.2020 and Elsevier agreement text for the current agreement term.

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Nordic Consortia support LIBER’s Five Principles for Negotiations with Publishers

22.1.2018

All Nordic consortia have signed the OA2020 “Expression of Interest in the Large-Scale Implementation of Open Access to Scholarly Journals” and are working for a transition from a subscription-based scholarly journal model to an open access publishing model.

Nordic consortia would hereby like to endorse LIBER’s principles and aim to meet them in publisher negotiations. Nordic countries have different national open access strategies, and, consequently, the relevance of all LIBER’s principles may differ from country to country.

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FinELib and Elsevier agreement: access to scholarly journals and 50 percent discount of article processing charges

17.1.2018

The FinELib consortium and Elsevier have signed a 3 year agreement regarding the Science Direct Freedom Collection. The agreement offers researchers also an opportunity to publish their articles open access with a discount on article processing charges (APC).

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FinELibin ja Elsevierin välinen sopimus: pääsy tieteellisiin lehtiin ja 50 prosentin alennus kirjoittajamaksuista

17.1.2018

FinELib-konsortio ja Elsevier ovat solmineet kolmivuotisen sopimuksen Science Direct Freedom Collection –kokoelmasta. Sopimukseen sisältyy myös mahdollisuus julkaista artikkeleita avoimina alennetulla kirjoittajamaksulla.

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Contact information during holidays

19.12.2017

During holiday season please contact our service e-mail finelib@helsinki.fi in addition to personal e-mail addresses. FinELib office wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta 2018

19.12.2017

Joulun ja vuodenvaihteen tienoilla kannattaa lomien vuoksi lähettää sähköpostit FinELib-toimistolle palveluosoitteeseen finelib@helsinki.fi.
FinELib-toimiston väki toivottaa kaikille rauhallista joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta!

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IEEE refuses to negotiate with FinELib

15.12.2017

IEEE refuses to negotiate with FinELib 15.12.2017 IEEE, provider of the IEL-database continues to refuse to negotiate with the FinELib-consortium regarding renewal of the IEL-license agreement. FinELib member organizations have repeatedly stated their will to continue subscribing via FinELib. Instead IEEE demands that each library negotiate its own contract, thereby reducing the libraries’ negotiating power.

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IEL-negotiations at a standstill

27.11.2017

IEL is an electrical engineering database providing access to IEEE and IET journals and conference proceedings as well as IEEE standards. Currently 19 FinELib-organisations subscribe to the collection.

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Open Access -etuja

Open Access

Neuvotteluissa on sovittu open access-etuja seuraavien kustantajien lehtiin: Elsevier, Taylor& Francis, Sage

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