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

The University of California is taking a very bold step here as they join German and Swedish universities and research institutions in walking away from Elsevier subscriptions. Given that they their 10 campuses produce nearly 10 percent of all U.S. academic publishing output means this is most significant. By comparison, this output is more than the entire research output of South Africa. SANLiC 2019 Conference delegates will be able to learn more about this from our keynote speaker and the co-chair of UC’s negotiation team, Jeffrey MacKie-Mason.

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