FinELib consortium comprises Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences, research institutes, and special public libraries. The consortium supports research, learning, and teaching process by providing high-quality information to the Finish scholarly community. The consortium aims to effectively acquire electronic resources to support Finland’s goal of enhancing the outreach of open access publishing. The service unit of the consortium is functional at the National Library of Finland, which is the oldest and the largest. The unit is a key instrument in initiating negotiation for the licensing of e-resources on behalf of the Finish scholarly community.
FinElib Consortium has decided to sign a Read and Publish agreement with Springer Nature to support its goal of providing high quality information to scholarly community by transitioning to open access publishing. Springer Nature is proud of this collaboration that brings value to the community. Please find further agreement-related information on this web page.