• Copyright and why it matters

  • Springer Nature negotiation

    Update February 2023 Jisc and UK Universities have rejected the fourth proposal from Springer Nature. Although the publisher has made a number of concessions, the offer still does not meet the sector’s need to reduce and constrain costs or ensure that all UK research can be published open access. Negotiations between Jisc and Springer Nature […]

  • Elsevier ScienceDirect open access agreement launched

    Jisc and UK Universities have concluded negotiations with Elsevier to agree a three-year read and publish agreement that will provide UK researchers with unlimited open access publishing across Elsevier hybrid journal titles, as well as significantly reducing total sector spend. Added to the sector’s existing read and publish agreements, this deal means that 80% of […]

  • Elsevier ScienceDirect Negotiations

    Background UK Universities are coming to the end of 5-year agreement with Elsevier which provides Edge Hill staff and students with access to more than 1,800 journals on the Elsevier ScienceDirect platform. Edge Hill are part of a UK-wide consortium that is working in partnership with Jisc to negotiate a new deal for 2022 and […]