Explanation of the news 'Negotiations VSNU and Elsevier'

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5 november 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.