Several services attempt to gather up “all” of the content across publishers. This post provides an overview and taxonomy.
IP authentication is the most important mechanism for authorizing access to licensed e-resources resources. Substantial business and policy issues for libraries and publishers alike connect up to IP authentication. Today, there is substantial interest in eliminating IP authentication, so it is timely to examine the implications if we were soon to see its end.
What is text mining? The CCC’s Roy Kaufman offers a primer for publishers.
What happens to non-subscription revenue streams under funding agency public access policies? Will broadening access to articles result in higher subscription prices?
A somewhat strange anonymous letter raises questions, both intentional and unintentional, about the Copyright Clearance Center.
What is the role of the Copyright Clearance Center in a digital age?
Roy Kaufman discusses new ventures at CCC, the impact of OA on licensing and ways to enable text and data mining.
The journals business has not been disrupted and does not appear likely to be disrupted for some time. Journals publishers continue to dominate the institutional market and are seeking to coopt Gold OA services.