Elsevier Modifies their Open Access Policies

In April, the publishing giant Elsevier modified its Open Access Policy. The Coalition for Open Access Repositories (COAR) responded less than enthusiastically, signing a joint statement with 127 other organizations, including the American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries, against the policy.

Read more about it:
https://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/elsevier-sharing-policy-criticised-over-its-open-access-credentials/2020406.article

Yesterday, the Times Higher Education posted an interesting article suggesting the new policy has exposed some of the tensions between Gold and Green Open Access advocates.

If you have questions about how the changes will impact you or your research please contact the scholarly communications librarian, Inba Kehoe at scholcom@uvic.ca