Libraries continue to sign Transformative Agreements while becoming increasingly convinced that they do not represent the desired transformation. Peter Barr explains why this happens.
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A.J. Boston offers a route for managing closed access e-serials in a way that finds the best value for libraries, the most content for users, keeps publishers solvent, and experiments on behalf of equity.
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In this moment of success for open access advocacy, Roger C. Schonfeld proposes that the academic library not take responsibility for implementing open access mandates. The first of several scenarios we will consider.
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In a novel license agreement, Elsevier agrees to open backfile content from a consortium of elite private institutions. Will other libraries and publishers follow this model?
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An interview with Julian Wilson about IOP Publishing’s new transformative agreement with the Canadian Research Knowledge Network.
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What has not made headlines but is also a noteworthy outcome of transformative agreements is the significant increase in access and readership for paywalled articles that they facilitate.
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How do we lay down the layers of “pavement” that build up a quality scholarly communications system that is safe and durable and meets the capacity demands of the scholars of today and, equally importantly, tomorrow? @lisalibrarian
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