“While we did make progress, particularly in the past few weeks, toward defining a model for open access publishing of UC research, Elsevier was ultimately unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research, as stated in UC’s faculty-driven principles on scholarly communication, while integrating open access publishing fees and subscription fees into a single cost-controlled contract….”
“We are happy to publish here the full text of the “Publish&Read” agreement between Project DEAL and Wiley signed 15th January 2019.
The forward-looking “Publish&Read” model at the basis of the agreement delivers the benefits of open access to authors and advances the principles of open science by enabling institutions and researchers alike to make the most of the opportunities that open dissemination in our digital environment provides….”
In order to take steps towards the goal of immediate open access by 2026 set by the Swedish Government, the Bibsam Consortium has after 20 years decided not to renew the agreement with the scientific publisher Elsevier.
“This report presents results from a national survey entitled Academic Authorship, Publishing Agreements and Open Access. The survey was undertaken in pursuance of the recommendations made under the OAK Law Report No.1 Creating a Legal Framework for Copyright Management of Open Access within the Australian Academic and Research Sector, August 2006.1 It was designed to provide evidence of the attitudes and practices of academic authors in Australia in relation to publication and dissemination of their research, which in turn will be used to build strategies for the effective management of copyright in the Australian research sector….”