"University of California terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research"

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Context for those not in the US: this is huge. UC is a uniquely enormous and influential university system in our country. When they do things, many other universities follow suit.

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@darius "Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research while containing the rapidly escalating costs associated with for-profit journals."

Very similar to the situation in NL, where Elsevier does not want to participate in the "big deals".

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