EISZ initiated negotiation process with Elsevier in March 2018 regarding the subscription to ScienceDirect, Scopus, and SciVal for 2019. The goal of the negotiation was to reach a read & publish agreement which would facilitate a swift and full transition to Open Access.
Principles for transitional Open Access agreements under the framework of Electronic Information Service National Programme
On its meeting on the 14th of December 2018, EISZ Programme Board, governing council of EISZ National Programme, representing the participating institutions and the financing authorities, made the following declaration:
We look forward to welcome you all at the conference „Focus on Open Science” organized by EISZ Department and Scientific Knowledge Services on the 15th November, 2018.
On its meeting on the 22nd on June, the Programme Board approved the EISZ procurement plan for 2019.