open access, publishing

A new Read & Publish agreement with Elsevier

Great news for Oxford Brookes researchers as the Library signs up to a new read & publish agreement with the publisher Elsevier. The agreement allows Oxford Brookes researchers to publish an unlimited number of articles in Elsevier’s hybrid journals as Gold Open Access without paying any Open Access Fees. This Library-funded Gold Open Access applies… Continue reading A new Read & Publish agreement with Elsevier

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UC-Elsevier: an open and shut case

Joseph Ripp (Cal, '89) [five minute read] At the end of February of this year, the University of California cancelled further negotiations to renew its lapsed “big deal” subscription with Elsevier, citing an unbridgeable gap between the negotiating positions of the two parties. This Wednesday (7 Aug. 2019), UC published a blog post noting how… Continue reading UC-Elsevier: an open and shut case