Post Tagged with: "Elsevier"

 
  • Open Poll to Assess Impact of Loss of Immediate Access to Elsevier Journals

    The UC Libraries and Academic Senate Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication (UCOLASC) are co-sponsoring a short 3-minute poll to gauge the impact on loss of immediate access to current Elsevier content via ScienceDirect on the UC community. We very much want to hear from you, even if you feel you are not significantly affected by the Elsevier situation. All questions are optional and no personally identifiable information is required. The poll will close February 29. In early 2019, UC broke off its negotiations with Elsevier when the scholarly journal publisher indicated that it was unwilling to meet UC’s goals […]

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  • Update on UC’s open access negotiations with Elsevier and other journal publishers

    As 2020 begins, the University of California is making notable progress in advancing open access to UC research in partnership with a diverse range of publishers.  UC and Elsevier  After formal negotiations stalled last year, UC and Elsevier have remained in informal conversations and are looking forward to continuing that dialogue. The parties are planning to hold a meeting to explore reopening negotiations within the first quarter of 2020.  Over the past year, Elsevier has signed other transformative agreements, and we are hopeful that this suggests that the publisher is ready to discuss deals that align with UC’s goals. Wiley […]

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  • Accessing Elsevier Articles

    Note: UC access to Elsevier articles is being gradually restored, and this an archived copy of the guide to accessing Elsevier articles. For current information about Elsevier and UC, see the actively maintained page. By April 1, 2021, UC will have regained access to all articles published in Elsevier journals the libraries subscribed to before, plus additional journals to which UC previously did not subscribe. Access to those journals in ScienceDirect will start to be restored March 16, 2021 and will continue to be added until they are all available on April 1. Between March 16 and April 1, use […]

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  • University of California statement on Carnegie Mellon University’s transformative open access agreement with Elsevier

    Jeff MacKie-Mason and Ivy Anderson, who co-chair the team overseeing UC’s publisher negotiations strategy, issued the below statement today (Nov. 21) following Carnegie Mellon University’s announcement that CMU has reached a transformative agreement with Elsevier that integrates open access publishing of CMU research with the university’s subscription to Elsevier journal content.  We congratulate our colleagues at Carnegie Mellon on their bold commitment to open access and their success in reaching this landmark agreement with Elsevier. We are hopeful that the Carnegie Mellon news is a positive sign that Elsevier is ready to start signing transformative open access agreements with other […]

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  • UC and Elsevier – October 2019

    Note: this is a copy of the “UC and Elsevier” page on this site as it appeared October 21, 2019, maintained as an archive. A March 2019 version is also available. For current information about UC and Elsevier, see the actively maintained page. UPDATE AS OF JULY 10, 2019The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January. UC ended negotiations for a new journal subscription contract on February 28, with the support of the systemwide Academic Senate. The publisher continued to allow access to new articles via ScienceDirect for several months; however, UC’s direct access to 2019 Elsevier […]

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  • Fact check: What you may have heard about the dispute between UC and Elsevier

    The UC Negotiating Team  Ivy Anderson, (Co-Chair), Associate Executive Director of the California Digital Library; Jeffrey MacKie-Mason (Co-Chair), University Librarian and Professor, School of Information and Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley; Günter Waibel, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the California Digital Library; Richard A. Schneider, Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, UC San Francisco and Chair, Academic Senate University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication; Dennis J. Ventry, Jr., Professor of Law, UC Davis and Vice Chair, Academic Senate University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication August 2, 2019 Whether you have received an email directly from Elsevier, or have […]

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  • Open Statement: Why UC terminated journal negotiations with Elsevier

    March 20, 2019 (revised April 25, 2019) The University of California has taken a firm stand on both open access to publicly funded research and fiscal responsibility by deciding not to renew its journal subscriptions with Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher. Here’s why: Elsevier’s proposal Under Elsevier’s proposed terms, the publisher would capture significant new revenue on top of the university’s current multimillion-dollar subscription while significantly diminishing UC’s rights to Elsevier content. Elsevier’s latest proposal, dated January 31, 2019, did consider some of UC’s conditions, including providing UC authors with open access publishing options across much of the publisher’s portfolio of journals. […]

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  • UC and Elsevier – March 2019

    Note: this is a copy of the “UC and Elsevier” page on this site as it appeared March 6, 2019, maintained as an archive. An October 2019 version is also available. For current information about UC and Elsevier, see the actively maintained page. UC terminates subscriptions with Elsevier in push for open access to publicly funded research 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 […]

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  • UC and Elsevier: Why It Matters

    This is a copy of the “UC and Elsevier: Why it Matters” page on this site as it appeared in June 2020, maintained as an archive. For current information about UC and Elsevier, see the actively maintained page. Following UC’s break with Elsevier, messages of support from around the world pour in On Thursday, Feb. 28, the University of California announced its separation with Elsevier, one of the world’s largest — and most profitable — publishers of academic research. In the days since, messages of support and congratulations have come pouring in from around the world. Here is a sample of the […]

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  • UC and Elsevier: FAQs

    Note: After more than two years of negotiations, in March 2021 the University of California announced a transformative open access agreement with Elsevier. This is a copy of the old “UC and Elsevier: FAQs” page maintained as an archive. For current information about UC and Elsevier, see the actively maintained page. How to Access Elsevier Articles Negotiations with Elsevier Moving Towards Open Access Managing Costs Impact on Faculty and Researchers Expand All | Collapse All How to Access Elsevier Articles Moving Towards Open Access Managing Costs Impact on Faculty and Researchers

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