FinELib

Welcome!

FinELib is a consortium of Finnish universities, research institutions and public libraries. It negotiates e-resource license agreements for the Finnish scholarly community. On these pages, you can monitor the progress and results of these negotiations.

Our Goals  

Prices of scholarly publications must be reasonable.

→ Information must be openly available.

→ Transition to open access must be possible without any additional costs.

→ Terms of use for articles must be appropriate and easy to understand.

Read more about our goals and their backgrounds

Status of
Negotiations

Ongoing negotiations

News  

Towards Open Access with transformative agreements

1.3.2021

What are FinELib’s transformative agreements? What are their benefits to researchers? How do you determine a journal’s Plan S compliance?

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Final report of the FinELib’s APC project – out now!

26.2.2021

The report summarises the key conclusions of the project while also highlighting some of the actions institutions and stakeholders are urged to take to further promote the monitoring of APCs.

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FinELib reaches Read & Publish agreement with OUP

5.2.2021

FinELib and Oxford University Press (OUP) have reached an agreement for Read & Publish access to OUP’s journals collection

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Discussion  

Take advantage of
open access benefits

During negotiations, open access benefits have been agreed upon regarding the journals of the following publishers:
American Chemical Society  |  Elsevier  |  EmeraldIEEE  |  Oxford University Press  |  Royal Society of Chemistry  |  Sage  |  Science Advances  |  Springer Nature  |  Taylor & Francis  |  WileyWolters Kluwer/Lippincott

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