• Springer Nature negotiation

    Update January 2023 So far in the negotiations Springer Nature has failed to provide a proposal that sufficiently meets the criteria set by the sector for an acceptable agreement. On 19 December 2022, Jisc issued a consultation to UK university libraries on a fourth proposal made by Springer Nature. The consultation, to which we will […]

  • 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 […]