Answered By: Your Library Team
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2022     Views: 14

The Library is committed to the transformation of academic publishing to create an equitable and open research environment.

Key Points:

  • Our subscription to ScienceDirect (Elsevier) expires end of 2021
  • Sheffield is part of a UK-wide consortium negotiating a new deal
  • The new deal needs to support open research and reduce and constrain costs
  • We have received a 7th proposal from Elsevier and the Elsevier Negotiation Team is recommending we accept the offer
  • Read the FAQs to understand how this might impact you
  • For more information or to provide feedback please contact the librarian for your department