Elsevier Negotiations Background
Similar Transformative Agreements
Many countries and academic institutions, particularly in Europe but more frequently in the United States, are negotiating new "transformative" agreements with major publishers, including Elsevier. The following resources provide more information on and examples of these agreements.
UC System and Elsevier
In 2019, the University of California system made national news when they ended their negotiations with Elsevier. In 2020, UC announced that talks had resumed about a new deal with Elsevier. Learn more about the ongoing negotiations: