UC terminates subscriptions with world's largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research
"Knowledge should not be accessible only to those who can pay," said Robert May, chair of UC's faculty Academic Senate. "The quest for full open access is essential if we are to truly uphold the mission of this university."
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Big Win For Open Access, As University Of California Cancels All Elsevier Subscriptions, Worth $11 Million A Year