Open statement: Why UC cut ties with Elsevier | UC Berkeley Library News
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Elsevier’s proposal would have imposed much higher costs on the university as a whole. Elsevier’s revenue would have increased by $30 million (an 80 percent increase in total payments) if all current UC authors were to take advantage of the open access option over the life of the three-year contract. UC is committed to cost-neutrality in the transition to open access.