Earlier this year, the University of California cancelled its contract with Elsevier, the world’s largest publisher of scholarly journals, due to unacceptable license terms and subscription costs. Carolina’s University Libraries is now in renewal negotiations with Elsevier, seeking an affordable and sustainable agreement that is consistent with both Faculty Council Resolution 2019-8, “On Containing the Costs of Published Research,” and the University’s open access policy.

Learn more about these issues at one of three Library-sponsored town halls (RSVP requested):


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