University of California: UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

University of California: UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research . “As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier. Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research while containing the rapidly escalating costs associated with for-profit journals.”