Scholars are anxious about what materials will be preserved and made accessible. Whose priorities come first?
Silent Librarian is an international phishing organization that “angles” for university network credentials on behalf of the Iranian government. Crane Hassold gives us the lowdown on this dangerous scam.
Rachel Caldwell presents PAPPI, a proposed matrix for determining how well a publisher or vendor aligns with the mission of libraries.
The pandemic has wrought profound disruption on the academic sector. Today, we share findings from a major research project about the budget situation in US academic libraries.
Can community-action publishing prove to be a viable alternative to market-based publishing?
Rebecca Bryant (OCLC) explains why cross-campus social interoperability is needed to adequately support today’s researchers.
Emily Singley discusses how Boston College adapted to federated access technologies to better support campus users during the pandemic, and why this matters going forward.
How do the concepts and the practices of trust and review function outside of a context specifically associated with scholarship, but still within the scholarly communications ecosystem? An interview with Roger Schonfeld.
Tao Tao looks at some surprising communication gaps in scholarly communication that hamper progress but also provide market opportunities.
Results of this partnership signal we should expect future expansion of content syndication.
What have academic book publishers been for? And what might they be for, in the future? Part 2
What have academic book publishers been for? And what might they be for, in the future?
The results of a study on author perceptions of funding open access articles through a library subvention fund at Virginia Tech are analyzed.
Library budgets shrank for 2 decades. They can’t shrink any further because of COVID-19. In fact, they should grow despite contracting college budgets
As the big deal falls, we are witnessing a shift in academic library purchasing power closer to the point of need.