Project DEAL, which is funded by the Alliance of Science Organizations in Germany, is negotiating nationwide licensing agreements with the publishers Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley with the aim of providing participating institutions with permanent full-text access to the complete journal portfolios of the respective publishers and offering them the possibility of having works published in open access.
DEAL Agreement with Wiley
The first DEAL agreement was concluded in early 2019 – with Wiley. On the recommendation of the University Library and the Library Committee, Bielefeld University Rectorate
has decided to participate in the agreement between DEAL and Wiley.
The advantages for Bielefeld University’s scientists are as follows: