Like 200 other scientific institutions, TUM has not renewed its journal subscriptions with Elsevier. Within the framework of the DEAL project launched by the Alliance of Science Organisations, new nationwide licences were aimed at. However, an agreement with Elsevier could not be reached so far.
Unaffected by the licence negotiations, the University Library offers you the following options if you need articles from Elsevier journals:
Online access to back volumes of Elsevier journals
Not affected by the contract negotiations, TUM has acquired permanent archive rights to older volumes (until the end of 2016). All volumes that you can access at the TUM are listed in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB).
Free document delivery for for Elsevier articles
During the transitional period, the university library offers all staff members with TUM ID two free alternatives for the supply of Elsevier journals:
1. order via interlibrary loan
Order the necessary Elsevier article regularly via interlibrary loan. For employees with a TUM ID, we automatically pay for your interlibrary loan fee.
2. orders via SUBITO
In urgent cases, the document delivery service SUBITO is recommended. To use this, you must place your orders via a SUBITO subaccount. Please register online for such a subaccount at the University Library. The method of delivery (e-mail, fax or postal delivery) depends on the license agreement of the supplying library.
The university library covers the costs of both alternatives: