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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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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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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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FinELib’s negotiations with Elsevier progressing

19.10.2017

FinELib and Elsevier have progressed in their negotiations regarding access to Science Direct Freedom Collection and advancing open access.

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Negotiations with Elsevier: The crucial issues for the FinELib consortium

22.8.2017

Elsevier has approached academic institutions and researchers in Finland. The letter states Elsevier’s view on the negotiations between the FinELib consortium and Elsevier. The crucial issues for the negotiations are cost development and open access. The FinELib consortium’s view differs from Elsevier’s on both issues.

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Finnish academic society gives strong support to FinElib’s negotiations

21.6.2017

There has been no advancement in FinELib’s Elsevier negotiations in June. However, the commitment of the Finnish academic society to the goals of the negotiations is strong. This is clearly seen in two recent statements:

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Elsevier trusts in traditions – no advancement in FinELib-Elsevier negotiations

5.6.2017

FinELib and Elsevier negotiators met recently to continue the negotiations started in 2016. FinELib’s requirements remain unchanged: Affordable prices for accessing Elsevier’s journals (SD Freedom collection) and advancing open access. Unfortunately the first meeting showed that Elsevier is not willing to develop open access business models.

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Hyödynnä
Open Access -etuja

Open Access

Neuvotteluissa on sovittu open access-etuja seuraavien kustantajien lehtiin: American Chemical Society, ElsevierEmerald, Royal Society of Chemistry, Sage, Springer Nature, Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott.

Lisätietoa kustantaja- ja organisaatiokohtaisista open access -eduista saat myös omasta kirjastostasi.