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.



Negotiations with ACS continue for 2025


There will be no consortium agreement for 2024, but negotiations will continue for the year 2025.

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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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Ongoing negotiations

  • ACM (Association for Computer Machinery)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Cell Press
  • Emerald
  • Lippincott
  • SAGE
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Wiley

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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.