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Norway joins the ranks of Germany and Sweden, cancels subscription with Elsevier

Norway joins the ranks of Germany and Sweden, cancels subscription with Elsevier

Fatima Qureshi
Tue, 03/19/2019 – 07:52

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Norway canceled its subscription with Elsevier after the negotiations between the publisher and Norway’s negotiating consortium regarding access to research papers failed to reach an agreement. Consequently, Norwegian researchers will lose access to the new articles published in Elsevier journals, although it’s not clear when the access will be halted. Germany, Sweden, Hungary, and the University of California system have already ended their contracts with Elsevier after prolonged negotiations to strike a deal with the publisher failed.