University of California Loses Access to New Journal Articles Published by Elsevier After Research Access Fight

Researchers in the University of California system this week lost subscription access to the major publisher Elsevier, the result of a closely watched fight between the two parties over how academic research should get read and paid for. The UC system, one of the largest in the country, has long paid Elsevier so that its affiliates could access hundreds of Elsevier journals. But negotiations broke down for a new contract that would have begun at the start of this year because of a dispute over payments for open-access research, which is made freely available to the public online. Learn More