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.



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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Looking for better value


Looking for better value 14.11.2023 Which scholarly journal agreements offer good value for money for higher education and research? Which agreements make a difference for open publishing, and which agreements give access to the most important journals? And above all, what is a fair and sustainable price for this? FinELib consortium is seeking answers to … Jatka artikkeliin Looking for better value

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OA articles for Nature journals have been used up


It’s no longer possible to publish open access at Nature journals with FinELib’s agreement.

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Costs of scientific journals have reached unsustainable level – The future of subscriptions in jeopardy


The FinELib consortium demands reasonable costs for scholarly journals and open publishing.

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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.