Monthly Archive for February, 2015

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

Session 1: March 9 – April 3, 2015 This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. Complete definition of collection development and collection management: Collections policies and budgets as part of library planning Collection development (selecting for and building collections) Collection management […]

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University of Leipzig cancels contract negotiation with Elsevier

Because of the agressive price policy and a lack of willingness to start a discussion on alternative licence models, the University of Leipzig decided to break off licensing negotiations and cancelled all Elsevier Journals for 2015. For similar reason, the University of Konstanz had cancelled negotiations with Elsevier in 2014: […]

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“Open access in humanities and social sciences: Visions for the future of publishing”

Browse this Martin Paul Eve and John Willinsky article here: “Open access in humanities and social sciences: Visions for the future of publishing.”    

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