Nordic Consortia supports LIBER's five principles

Nordic Consortia supports LIBER's five principles

The Association of European Research Libraries LIBER, has recently published their strategy:  Five Principles for Negotiations with Publishers”.

Nordic consortia would hereby like to endorse LIBER’s principles and aim to meet them in future publisher negotiations. The principles are in line with the global OA2020-mission which strives towards transparency and economic sustainability among other, in publisher negotiations. 

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Optical Society of America unwilling to co-operate

Optical Society of America unwilling to co-operate

Following an unreasonable conduct of negotiations, Optical Society of America (OSA) has decided to end its cooperation with DEFF. OSA has not expressed willingness to meet the continuous compromise proposals put forward by the DEFF institutions. 

OSA has throughout the whole negotiation process adopted a take it or leave it-approach with regard to the introduction of a new pricing model that involves significant price increases for several of the institutions.

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