UC strikes deal with Elsevier to increase research accessibility

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A publishing agreement between the UC system and Elsevier is expected to go into effect Apri 1 and continue through March 31, 2025. The contract will enable open access publishing in more than 2,000 Elsever journals and reestablish UC access to Elsevier journal articles.

Marking a large step toward making research freely available to all, the UC system struck an open publishing deal with research publishing giant Elsevier.
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Campus joins movement demanding access to research

UC Berkeley is joining a nationwide effort to increase the availability of academic research to the public in light of rising journal subscription costs and limited access

On April 20, a mass email was sent out to UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff members asking them to sign a petition in support of free, open access to research publications.
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