Electronic Resources: changes in 2024


We are delighted to announce the new library subscriptions and Read & Publish agreements for the year 2024. As in previous years, our decision-making process was guided by an extensive data analysis to ensure we provide access to the most essential resources. However, due to budget constraints impacting the four research institutes, we had to raise the bar higher than before, resulting in more cancellations than usual. Are you missing access to a specific electronic resource? Make sure to suggest it to us!

Read and Publish Deals

As previously announced, corresponding authors affiliated with Eawag, Empa, PSI and WSL have the opportunity to publish their research Open Access with Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Cambridge University (CUP) at no additional cost from January 2024. For more information regarding the eligible journals, authors, workflows and other details, please visit our dedicated OA agreements webpage

Negotiations with Elsevier and Taylor & Francis are still ongoing. For more detailed information on the current status please refer to our news posted in early December. 


Added Products

Cancelled Products

  • De Gruyter: Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie
  • GWI: GWI Resources and Desalination Report
  • OECD: IEA Statistics
  • VDI Verlag: Journal packages Maschinenbau & Ingenieurwesen, Elektrotechnik, Energie, Umwelt und Arbeitsschutz. 
  • Single Subscriptions: 71 titles were cancelled.


Added products

Cancelled products

  • CABI: subscription cancelled. Perpetual access to the most used titles during 2021-2023 will remain.
  • IOP: subscription cancelled. Perpetual access to the entire collection from 2014-2023 (except for the Astronomy collection).
  • Proquest: Academic Complete


Cancelled products

  • CAB Abstracts
  • CNKI: CYFD China Yearbooks full-text database, CSYD China Statistical Yearbooks database, CDI China Data Insights, CJFD China Academic Journals database, CDMD China Doctoral Dissertations & Master Thesis full-text database
  • Inspec

Access & Contact

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We are at your disposal to address any questions you may have and we welcome your feedback to help inform our decisions that best serve our users.