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2018-09-13

Alternative routes to access new Elsevier publications

After the cancellation of the publishing agreement with the major publisher Elsevier, the University of Borås has no access to locked articles published in Elsevier journals after July 1, 2018. However, this does not mean that there are no other ways to reach newly published articles.

As per previous news from the University, the Swedish Bibsam Consortium has cancelled the long-running subscription agreement with the major publisher Elsevier. This happened after extended negotiations where Elsevier refused to agree to Swedish requests for increased Open Access publishing. The Swedish National Library has written a more detailed account on the page Q&A about the cancellation of the agreement with Elsevier commencing 1 July. The consequences for researchers, PhD...