University of California announced a landmark, four-year open access publishing agreement with Elsevier

University of California announced a landmark, four-year open access publishing agreement with Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publishing company. It’s the largest such agreement to date in North America and makes more of the UC’s research freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world.

Berkeley’s University Librarian and economics professor Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, co-chair of UC’s publisher negotiation team, talked with Berkeley News about the benefits of this extraordinary deal for the UC system and, most importantly, for the public, which largely cannot afford the hefty price of scientific journal subscriptions.

Comments are closed.