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California Digital Library (University of California) Association for Computing Machinery (note: this is a transformative “read and publish” agreement) 2020-2022 Download Agreement
California Digital Library (University of California) Springer Nature (note: this is a transformative “read and publish” agreement) 2020-2023 Download Agreement
Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries Elsevier 2021-2023 Download Agreement
East Carolina University Elsevier 2021-2024 Download Agreement
Grand Valley State University Elsevier 2020-2022 Download Agreement
Iowa State University Elsevier 2020 Download Agreement
Iowa State University Wiley 2021 Download Agreement
Iowa State University Springer Nature 2021-2023 Download Agreement
Jisc (UK) Elsevier 2017-2021 Download Agreement
Northeast Research Libraries Consortium (NERL) Sage 2019-2021 Download Agreement
Northeast Research Libraries Consortium (NERL) Sage 2016-2018 Download Agreement
University of Massachusetts system Elsevier 2018-2022 Download Agreement
University of Massachusetts system Oxford University Press 2018-2020 Download Agreement
University of Nebraska System Elsevier 2018-2022 Download Agreement
University of Nebraska System Elsevier (amendment) 2019-2022 Download Agreement
University of Nebraska System Elsevier (amendment) 2021-2022 Download Agreement
University of Nebraska System Taylor & Francis 2019-2021 Download Agreement
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Elsevier 2020-2021 Download Agreement
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Sage 2020-2022 Download Agreement
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Wiley 2018 Download Agreement
University of Tennessee system Emerald 2018 Download Agreement
University of Texas system Sage 2017-2019 Download Agreement
University of Washington Elsevier 2020-2022 Download Agreement

 

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