UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 02/28/2019 - 17:17
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As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier. Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research while containing the rapidly escalating costs associated with for-profit journals.
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