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Elsevier Poll: Share your Views

casting a vote

The UC Libraries and Academic Senate Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication (UCOLASC) are co-sponsoring a short 3-minute poll * (requires UCSF authentication) to gauge the impact on loss of access to current Elsevier content via the ScienceDirect platform on the UC community. We very much want to hear from you, even if you feel you are not significantly affected by the Elsevier situation. All questions are optional and no personally identifiable information is required. … Read more

Update on UC’s Negotiations with Elsevier and Other Publishers

negotiating table

As 2020 gets underway, we realize that many of you are curious about the status of the UC’s negotiations with Elsevier, which stalled last year. More on that as well as a survey about the Elsevier impact follows directly below.  Meanwhile, there has also been progress on several other fronts as UC works to advance open access to UC research in alignment with the UC Academic Senate’s goals and in partnership with a diverse range … Read more