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.



The costs must be reduced – FinELib negotiates on openness of scholarly publications


FinELib aims for significant price reductions for journal subscriptions.

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Open publishing in Lippincott and Taylor & Francis journals continues


Researchers from the subscribing institutions can publish their articles open access without additional fees during 2023–2024.

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Open access publishing included in new ACM and Nature Research agreements


Two new FinELib-agreements containing open access publishing rights came into effect in the summer: ACM and Nature Research.

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FinELib partners with the Open Library of Humanities


FinELib and the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) have signed an agreement.

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Ongoing negotiations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Elsevier
  • Emerald
  • IEEE
  • 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.