Explanation of the news 'Negotiations VSNU and Elsevier'

Published on
November 5, 2014

The media has recently reported on the difficult negotiations between Dutch universities and Elsevier publishers. The negotiations on Open Access and subscription fees have ground to a halt.

These negotiations have been extensively covered in the media. This coverage might raise questions for you as a user of Wageningen UR Library. The VSNU (Association of universities in the Netherlands) has published a press release and a document with supplementary information. The document explains why the negotiations have stopped between VSNU and Elsevier.