The DEAL contract with Springer Nature was extended for another year until December 31, 2023. There are no changes to the content of the contract.
In view of the positive outcome of the DEAL-Springer Nature agreement, the shareholders of MPDL Services gGmbH have confirmed the contractually agreed option to extend the agreement for a 4th year. The nationwide DEAL agreement with Springer Nature has enabled Open Access for more than 12% of the research articles published annually in Germany over the last three years. Scientists, policy makers, health and education workers, and anyone with internet access worldwide can benefit from the latest findings of German research.
Digital semesters due to the Corona crisis also lead to expanded offers of online books or e-books in the TUHH network at the TU Hamburg. As early as May 2020, we had responded to this together with other Hamburg libraries.
With the year 2021, online books from additional publishers have now been added to the library holdings acecssible at TUHH.
eBooks from the UK’s IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology) with topics from all engineering disciplines (2015 – 2021)
The DEAL contracts enables TUHH members to publish in the journals of the publishers SpringerNature and Wiley in Open Access and to access the journal offerings of both publishers for reading. Continue reading →