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Oable incorporates all of Elsevier's Journals

Press Release: Elsevier [June 2, 2022]

Amsterdam and Berlin -- June 2, 2022. Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, is establishing a pilot with Oable, the innovative open access (OA) workflow management solution developed by Knowledge Unlatched, to simplify the librarian approval workflow for open access publishing.

Oable supports libraries in managing their OA activities across publishers, including different types of commercial agreements and products. The new partnership will be piloted with select institutions with the aim of streamlining transactions and reducing the administrative burden on librarians and university officials. This means librarians for the institutions participating in the pilot will be able to manage their OA agreements and arrangements for all Elsevier journals through the Oable platform.

Gwen Evans, Vice-President of Global Library Relations at Elsevier, said: "Elsevier is pleased to partner with Oable in this pilot to support librarians and help simplify their important processes by adding our OA agreements to the platform. As one of the fastest-growing open access publishers in the world, we want to help make it easy for librarians to administer OA activities alongside the critical support they provide to researchers and faculty."

"As the volume of articles published in peer-reviewed journals continues to skyrocket, Oable customers are seeking a solution that not only eases the growing burden of administrative work, but also covers their agreements across publishers," says Dr. Sven Fund, Senior Director at Wiley-VCH GmbH. "We anticipate that the inclusion of Elsevier's open access journal agreements in Oable will be highly welcomed by the library community."

About Knowledge Unlatched

Knowledge Unlatched, a Wiley brand, is committed to open access to academic content for readers and researchers and open access solutions to libraries and publishers around the world. Its online platform is the central point of contact for libraries worldwide to support open access models, book and journal collections of leading publishing houses and various Open Access initiatives. It's Open Access workflow tool Oable is a vital solution for libraries to seamlessly manage their Open Access Management activities and processes.

About Elsevier

As a global leader in information and analytics, Elsevier helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. We do this by facilitating insights and critical decision-making for customers across the global research and health ecosystems.

In everything we publish, we uphold the highest standards of quality and integrity. We bring that same rigor to our information analytics solutions for researchers, health professionals, institutions and funders.

Elsevier employs 8,700 people worldwide. We have supported the work of our research and health partners for more than 140 years. Growing from our roots in publishing, we offer knowledge and valuable analytics that help our users make breakthroughs and drive societal progress. Digital solutions such as ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath support strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and health education. Researchers and healthcare professionals rely on our over 2,700 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell; our over 43,000 eBook titles; and our iconic reference works, such as Gray's Anatomy. With the Elsevier Foundation and our external Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board, we work in partnership with diverse stakeholders to advance inclusion and diversity in science, research and healthcare in developing countries and around the world.

Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision

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Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 2, 2022
Company: Elsevier
Record Number:27355
Last Update:2024-04-19 02:26:13
Date Created:2022-06-02 08:51:24