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MIT Libraries has ended negotiations with Elsevier for new journals contract

(11 Jun 2020)  From MIT Libraries: Standing by its commitment to provide equitable and open access to scholarship, MIT has ended negotiations with Elsevier for a new journals contract. Elsevier was not able to present a proposal that aligned with the principles of the MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts. More details can be found from the […]


American Chemical Society signs innovative North American open access agreement with MIT

(19 Mar 2020) The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries today announced a new and innovative agreement, which will advance key elements of open access. Through this agreement, all ACS journal articles with MIT-affiliated corresponding authors will be made open access. The associated accepted manuscripts will […]


MIT and Royal Society of Chemistry sign first North American “Read and Publish” agreement for scholarly articles

Experiment aims to shift publishing models toward open access (14 June 2018) The MIT Libraries and the Royal Society of Chemistry have signed a groundbreaking license agreement that incorporates elements of a traditional subscription purchase and open access to scholarly articles. The experimental two-year agreement is seen as an important step on the path toward […]