In the news: University of California splits with Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher

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National and international

The Scientist
As Elsevier Falters, Wiley Succeeds in Open-Access Deal Making
March 26, 2019

Pacific Standard
Why should taxpayer-funded research be put behind a paywall?
March 12, 2019

The Mercury News
Demanding open access, UC breaks with world’s largest scholarly research publisher
March 6, 2019

KQED Science
University of California Won't Renew Subscription With Academic Publishing Giant Elsevier
March 4, 2019

The Mercury News
Demanding open access, UC breaks with world’s largest publisher
March 4, 2019

The Atlantic
The Real Cost of Knowledge
March 4, 2019

KQED Science
UC Battles With Publishing Giant Over Free Public Access to Research
March 4, 2019

Reuters
UK main index bounces back on WPP strength; Relx tumbles
March 1, 2019

Los Angeles Times
UC terminates its subscriptions to 2,500 journals in a battle over copyrights and access
March 1, 2019

The New York Times
California Today
March 1, 2019

Vox
The costs of academic publishing are absurd. The University of California is fighting back.
March 1, 2019

Inside Higher Ed
UC Drops Elsevier
March 1, 2019

Chronicle of Higher Education
U. of California System Cancels Elsevier Subscriptions, Calling Move a Win for Open Access
Feb. 28, 2019

Nature
Huge US Institution cancels subscription with Elsevier
Feb. 28, 2019

Science
University of California boycotts publishing giant Elsevier over journal costs and open access
Feb. 28, 2019

Publishers Weekly
In Bold Stand for Open Access, University of California Terminates Elsevier Deal
Feb. 28, 2019

KQED Forum
KQED Forum: UC Takes on Publishing Giant, Fights for Open Access to Publicly-Funded Research
Jan. 3, 2019

Inside Higher Ed
Heavyweight Showdown Over Research Access
Dec. 12, 2018

Los Angeles Times
In UC's battle with the world's largest scientific publisher, the future of information is at stake
Dec. 7, 2018

 

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Opinion

Los Angeles Times
Why you should care about the raging battle for free access to research findings
April 9, 2019

The Mercury News
Editorial: UC open access fight exposes publishing rip-off
March 6, 2019

The Guardian
The Guardian view on academic publishing: disastrous capitalism
March 4, 2019

The Mercury News
Opinion: UC is leading fight for open access to research
Dec. 30, 2018

 

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University of California

Janet Napolitano: LinkedIn
Knowledge to the people
April 9, 2019

University of California
UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research
Feb. 28, 2019

UC Berkeley

Library News
Breaking: University of California agrees to ‘transformative’ open access publishing deal with Cambridge University Press
April 10, 2019

Berkeley News
Post-Elsevier breakup, new publishing agreement ‘a win for everyone’
April 10, 2019

Library News
‘A win for everyone’: Social media reacts to University of California’s open access deal with Cambridge University Press
April 10, 2019

Library News
Open statement: Why UC cut ties with Elsevier
March 20, 2019 

Library News
Following UC’s break with Elsevier, messages of support from around the world pour in
March 4, 2019

Berkeley News
Why UC split with publishing giant Elsevier
Feb. 28, 2019

Library News
UC terminates subscriptions with Elsevier in push for open access to publicly funded research
Feb. 28, 2019

Library News
A ‘transformative agreement’: Social media reacts to University of California cutting Elsevier subscription
Feb. 28, 2019

Library News
The crusade for open access, and what the Library is doing to help, explained
Oct. 22, 2019

UC Berkeley Library
Alternative access to Elsevier articles

 

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Student newspapers

UCLA: Daily Bruin
Open access to research remains focus for UC after end to Elsevier negotiations
March 18, 2019

UC Riverside: The Highlander
University of California drops subscription to Elsevier, the world’s largest publisher of academic journals
March 12, 2019

UC San Diego: The Triton
UC system terminates contract with major academic research provider, promotes open access by 2020
March 12, 2019

UC Berkeley: The Daily Californian  
UC ends contract with largest scientific publisher in a push for open-access research
March 3, 2019

UC Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Independent
UCs Move Forward with Open-Access Publishing
March 1, 2019

UC Davis: The California Aggie
UC cancels contract with online journal publisher in push for open access
March 1, 2019

UC Santa Barbara: The Bottom Line
UC Terminates Elsevier Subscription in the Push for Open Access
March 1, 2019

UCLA: Daily Bruin
UC decides not to renew Elsevier subscription after months of negotiations
Feb. 28, 2019

UC Santa Cruz: City on a Hill Press
UC Bargains for Open Access Journals
Feb. 22, 2019 

UC Santa Barbara: The Bottom Line
Push for Open Access Publishing Might Leave Elsevier in the Dust
Jan. 22, 2019

UCLA: Daily Bruin
UC engaged in necessary fight for open access to research-based knowledge
Jan. 22, 2019

UC San Diego: The Triton
UC Libraries Battle For Open Access To Academic Research
Jan. 16, 2019

UC Davis: The California Aggie
UC’s demand for open access to academic publications stalls renewed contract with Elsevier
Jan. 14, 2019

UCLA: Daily Bruin
UC in negotiations with publisher Elsevier for open access to journal articles
Jan. 8, 2019

UCLA: Daily Bruin
Editorial: UC challenges costly research publishing methods, fights for open access
Jan. 6, 2019

UC Berkeley: The Daily Californian
UC to negotiate terms with world’s largest publisher of scholarly articles
Dec. 13, 2018