'No deal' between Germany and Elsevier: what would it mean? | Times Higher Education (THE)

lterrat's bookmarks 2017-08-04


"For all the noisy press releases from German universities threatening to cut their contracts, we may well end up with a compromise, perhaps some kind of commitment to partial open access (as the Dutch managed when they negotiated) and a face-saving fudge on how costs are calculated.

Still, nothing has been agreed yet. Come the end of the year, major universities in Berlin and Baden-Württemberg will sever their contracts. The clock is ticking."



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Date tagged:

08/04/2017, 20:16

Date published:

08/04/2017, 16:16