press review

August 2018

Sverige og Tyskland må klare seg uten verdens største forlag (in: Forskerforum 08.08.2018)

German and Swedish libraries shrug off Elsevier shutdown (in: Times Higher Education 08.08.2018)


July 2018

Europe Expanded the “No Elsevier Deal” Zone & This Could Change Everything (in: PLOS Blog absolutely maybe 30.07.2018)

Dutch publishing giant cuts off researchers in Germany and Sweden (in: Nature News 19.07.2018)

Universities in Germany and Sweden Lose Access to Elsevier Journals (in: The Scientist 19.07.2018)

Talks collapse as Germany rejects ‘unacceptable’ Elsevier offer (in: Times Higher Education 09.07.2018)


June 2018

Elsevier are corrupting open science in Europe (in: The Guardian 29.06.2018)

Open access – are we almost there for REF? (in: Wonkhe Blog 14.06.2018)

News & Views: Will Consortia Cancellations Change the Market? (in: DeltaThink 04.06.2018)

Is the System of Scientific Publications on the Eve of a Revolution? And if so,Toward What? (in: EMS Newsletter June 2018, S. 35-40)


May 2018

Europe’s open-access drive escalates as university stand-offs spread (in: Nature 17.05.2018)

A DEAL for open access (in: EMBO Reports 15.05.2018)

Open Access negotiators prepare for a future without publishers (in: 04.05.2018)


April 2018

In Duitsland is er meer vertrouwen in de wetenschap (in: 25.04.2018)


March 2018

French Universities Cancel Subscriptions to Springer Journals (in: The Scientist 31.03.2018)

Open science in the EU – Will the astroturfers take over? (in: University World News 17.03.2018)

Who May Swim in the Ocean of Knowledge? (in: The Wire 02.03.2018)


February 2018

Elsevier’s profits swell to more than £900 million (in: Times Higher Education 20.02.2018)

Germany Turns the Table on Elsevier, as a De Facto Country-Level Transition to Open Access Puts Pressure on Publishers (in: 08.02.2018)


January 2018

Elsevier Making Deals? (in: ECS Blog 25.01.2018)

The “Big Flip” is Coming (in: 11.01.2018)

Elsevier declines to cut off German universities that cancelled journal subs (in: Chemistryworld 09.01.2018)

Scholars seek open access in academic journal deal (in: wikitribune 08.01.2018)

Elsevier maintains German access despite failure to strike deal (in: Times Higher Education 04.01.2018)

Germany vs Elsevier: universities win temporary journal access after refusing to pay fees (in: Nature 04.01.2018)


December 2017

De melker systemet for penger så lenge de kan (in: Forskerforum 20.12.2017)

From the DEAL engine room — an interview with Bernhard Mittermaier (in: LIBREAS. Library Ideas # 32)

From a New Deal to Projekt Deal: Time for solidarity with German scholars (in: 13.12.2017)

Des éditeurs scientifiques trop gourmands (in: Liberation 12.12.2017)

Germany edges towards brink in dispute with Elsevier (in: Times Higher Education 06.12.2017)

Hundreds of German universities set to lose access to Elsevier journals (in: Nature 05.12.2017)


November 2017

Ofenzíva nemeckej akademickej komunity smerom k Open Access a veľkým vydavateľom (in: Veda na dosah 22.11.2017)

Conflicts of interest in scientific publishing (in: EMBO Reports 20.11.2017)

In Scientific Publishing, Sharing Is Caring (in: GEN 16.11.2017)

La scienza scritta: Elsevier e la Germania, quando profitto ed etica scientifica collidono (in: il Dolomiti 12.11.2017)

Istället för Elsevier (in: Bibliotekshorisonten 06.11.2017)

Duitsers zeggen Elsevier de wacht aan (in: ScienceGuide 03.11.2017)


October 2017

Editors Resign in Push for Open Access (in: 19.10.2017)

Elsevier’s Open Access Controversy: German Researchers Resign to Register Protest (in: 19.10.2017)

German researchers resign editorship of Elsevier journals in open access dispute (in: realKM 19.10.2017)

German Scientists Resign from Elsevier Journals’ Editorial Boards (in: The Scientist 18.10.2017)

Významní vědci na protest rezignují z vědeckých časopisů (in: 17.10.2017)

Haugstad utfordrer rektorene om «Open Access» på Facebook (in: 17.10.2017)

Scientists resign from journal demanding open access to research papers (in: 17.10.2017)

Remapping the scientific landscape: moving from a closed to open science world (in: naturejobs 16.10.2017)

Open access, 5 scienziati tedeschi si dimettono da Elsevier (in: 16.10.2017)

The next Elsevier boycott: News on DEAL, Springer Nature & Elsevier (in: scinoptica 13.10.2017)

German researchers resign from Elsevier journals in push for nationwide open access (in: Science 13.10.2017)

Elsevier’s Latest Brilliant Idea: Adding Geoblocking To Open Access (in: techdirt 04.10.2017


September 2017

Libraries, Universities Unite to Push for Open Access (in: redcat blog 27.09.2017)

These trailblazers are paving the way for Open Access (in: Flockademic 25.09.2017)

Nemški projekt DEAL in sklep Rektorske konference Republike Slovenije (13.09.2017)

German universities plan for life without Elsevier (in: Times Higher Education 05.09.2017)

Tyske forskere har fått nok – sier nei til verdens største forlag (in: forskerforum 03.09.2017)

German Academic and Research Institutions increasingly make Open Access their default option (in: Open Economics Blog 01.09.2017)


August 2017

Πως οι διαπραγματεύσεις για την ανοιχτή πρόσβαση στη Γερμανία θα μπορούσαν να αλλάξουν το μέλλον των ακαδημαϊκών δημοσιεύσεων (in: Scripta Πτερόεντα 30.08.2017)

Как Германия борется за «открытую науку» (in: XX2BEK 28.08.2017)

Project Deal: Germany’s Largest Scientific Organization Announces It Will Terminate Elsevier Contract at the End of 2017 (in: infoDOCKET 25.08.2017)

More German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts (in: Enago Academy 24.08.2017)

A bold open-access push in Germany could change the future of academic publishing (in: Science 23.08.2017)

Germany v. Elsevier: keeping on keeping on (in: Blog Gavia Libraria 14.08.2017)

RELX Group’s Elsevier fights open access in Germany (in: LexBlog 06.08.2017)

German universities take on Dutch publishing giant Elsevier (in: Chemistryworld 05.08.2017)

‘No deal’ between Germany and Elsevier: what would it mean? (in: Times Higher Education 03.08.2017)


July 2017

German universities to let Elsevier contracts lapse (in: Books+Publishing 26.07.2017)

Berlin Universities Accelerate the Transition to Open Access by Cancelling Toll-Access Contracts with Elsevier (in: Open Economics Blog 20.07.2017)

Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts (in: The Scientist 17.07.2017)

Berlin universities poised to cancel Elsevier contracts (in: Times Higher Education 11.07.2017)


March 2017

Open access campaigners toughen stance towards publishers (in: Times Higher Education 27.03.2017)

How Elsevier plans to sabotage Open Access (in: 25.03.2017)

German research organisations: Elsevier blocks negotiations on nationwide licences (HRK Press Release 24.03.2017)

German Universities ready to give up subscription to Elsevier (in: ZME Science 22.03.2017)

Influential Science German Universities Say No to Elsevier Journal Subscriptions (in: Scientifist 20.03.2017)

En tysk DEAL? (in: Bibliotekshorisonten 11.03.2017)


February 2017

Update IV: Why haven’t we already canceled all subscriptions? (in: 16.02.2017)

Elsevier Restores Journal Access to German Institutions (in: 15.02.2017)

Elsevier restores journal access for German researchers (in: Times Higher Education 15.02.2017)

Elsevier journals are back online at 60 German institutions that had lost access (in: Science 14.02.2017)

German scientists regain access to Elsevier journals (in: Nature 14.02.2017)

Germany vs Elsevier, and the race for legal open access (in: Research Practices and Tools 01.02.2017)


January 2017

Boycott of Elsevier Journals Brings New Ideas about Cost for Scientific Publications (in: 31.01.2017)

Elsevier, Germany… and Taiwan too (in: 20.01.2017)

Academic journals: boycotts, negotiations and allegation of abuse of market power (in: scinoptica 12.01.2017)

Scientists in Germany, Peru and Taiwan to lose access to Elsevier journals (in: Nature (541), 13)

Academia in 3 Nations Boycotts Elsevier for High Journal Prices (in: 06.01.2017)

Deal impasse severs Elsevier access for some German universities (in: Times Higher Education 06.01.2017)

German researchers start 2017 without Elsevier journals (in: Science 06.01.2017, Vol. 355, Issue 6320, pp. 17)

Access Denied: Thousands Of Researchers In Germany, Peru And Taiwan To Lose Access To Elsevier Journals (in: TechTimes 05.01.2017)


December 2016

Over 60 German institutions to lose access to Elsevier journals (in: editage insights 23.12.2016)

Seeking Open Access Deal, 60 German Academic Institutions Ditch All Subscriptions With Elsevier (in: 20.12.2016)

What now? Elsevier Deal rejected by Germany’s Project Deal (in: 16.12.2016)

No Deal: German Universities Prepare For Cut-Off From Elsevier Journals (in: 16.12.2016)

Germany-wide consortium of research libraries announce boycott of Elsevier journals over open access (in: 15.12.2016)