Elsevier negotiations: what lies ahead for UK universities

The current ScienceDirect contract between Elsevier and UK universities is due for renewal on the 31st of December 2021. A UK-wide consortium has been formed in the hopes of re-negotiating the terms of this contract, which as it stands is not sufficient to meet the sector’s growing needs. The desired outcome of these negotiations is a comprehensive transformative (‘read and publish’) agreement which will…

Open Access Week 2021

Open Access Week is an annual, international event which aims to put open access and related topics in the spotlight. This year, Open Access Week will take place on the 25th-31st of October. Its theme is ‘It Matters How We…