A standoff between Dutch universities and publishing Elsevier that is giant is over. A threat to boycott Elsevier’s 2500 journals—a deal has been struck: For no additional charge beyond subscription fees, 30% of research published by Dutch researchers in Elsevier journals will be open access by 2018 after more than a year of negotiations—and.
“It really is maybe perhaps not the 100% that we wished for,” claims Gerard Meijer, the pres >Radboud University in Nijmegen, holland, together with lead negotiator in the side that is dutch. “But here is the future. Nobody is able to anymore stop this.”