Following UC's break with Elsevier, messages of support from around the world pour in | UC Berkeley Library News

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"On Thursday, the University of California announced its separation with Elsevier, one of the world’s largest — and most profitable — publishers of academic research.

After months of negotiations, the publisher had refused to meet UC’s core demands: universal open access to UC research and a subscription plan that would account for open access publishing fees. So UC walked away.

In the days since, messages of support and congratulations have come pouring in from around the world. Here is a sample of the responses, by turns fiery, joyous, and heartwarming...."


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Tags: oa.u.california oa.elsevier oa.journals oa.contracts oa.berkeley oa.cancellations

Date tagged:

03/05/2019, 08:09

Date published:

03/05/2019, 05:12