Open Access and cooperation are the keys to the success of Finnish research and learning

FinELib is a consortium of Finnish universities, research institutions and public libraries. FinELib promotes availability of e-resources and open publishing.



New agreements with Elsevier, IEEE, and Emerald


New agreements will ensure continuation of open access publishing, guarantee access to journals, and keep the expenses of scientific publishing moderate.

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Agreement between FinELib and ACS not renewed


Access to new, 2024 published ACS articles has been cut, and open access publishing under FinELib agreements has ended.

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New agreements in the horizon


FinELib has made progress in negotiating with scholarly publishers, and negotiations continue in the new year.

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Open publishing agreements terminating – cancellations possible


Are you planning on publishing your article open access under a FinELib agreement? Check what you need to know.

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Ongoing negotiations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Springer Compact

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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.

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