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Publishing Partnerships and Negotiation Updates

The Libraries is continually renewing and negotiating contracts with multiple vendors to support scholarship across platforms. Per our Strategic Plan and newly adopted resolutions, we are committed to developing partnerships that are aligned with our mission and values.

We strive for a transparent process to keep all stakeholders informed about negotiations and potential changes that may impact scholarship.

Contract Negotiation Updates

Elsevier– publisher of books and journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences.

On a parallel path to negotiations, UW Libraries is working to create a contingency plan to maximize access to publications pending a potential change in our agreement.

 

SpringerNature - publisher of books, journals, and databases. The brands under the SpringerNature group include: Springer, Nature Research, BioMed Central, Palgrave MacMillan, Scientific American, Apress, Adis, J.B. Metzler, MacMillan Education, and Springer Healtcare.

  • The current SpringerNature contract is a consortial agreement through the Orbis Cascade Alliance that expires December 31, 2019.

  • The UW Libraries is working with the Orbis Cascade Alliance and the other libraries in the consortium agreement on this negotiation.

 

Sage Publishing - publisher of books, journals, reference content, and databases. Sage Publishing also include: CQ Press, Corwin, Adam Matthew, and Learning Matters

  • The current Sage contract is a consortial agreement through the Orbis Cascade Alliance that expires December 31, 2019.

  • The UW Libraries is working with the Orbis Cascade Alliance and the other libraries in the consortium agreement on this negotiation.

 

Contract negotiation status updates will be posted here ongoing and communicated out to the campus community in a timely manner.

For questions regarding sustainable scholarship and negotiations, please contact: SustainableScholarship@uw.edu.