University of California in subscription showdown with Elsevier | Times Higher Education (THE)

peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-12-15


"The long-running battle to oust high-cost subscription journals from the world of research is at a showdown moment, with a leading US university system set to break from the globe’s biggest academic publisher.

The University of California system is down to the final weeks of its $11 million (£8.8 million) per year contract with Elsevier and, with negotiations stalled, it has begun telling its faculty to brace for impact...."


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Tags: oa.elsevier oa.negotiations oa.cancellations oa.offsets oa.journals oa.fees oa.profits oa.big_deals oa.paywalled

Date tagged:

12/15/2018, 14:33

Date published:

12/15/2018, 09:33