Libraries continue to sign Transformative Agreements while becoming increasingly convinced that they do not represent the desired transformation. Peter Barr explains why this happens.
Today, Clarivate has installed Bar Veinstein as president for Academic and Government, a move that should bring renewed focus to the product portfolio, writes Roger C. Schonfeld.
Robert Harington talks to Judy Verses, President Academic and Government Markets, Elsevier, in this new series of perspectives from some of Publishing’s leaders across the non-profit and profit sectors of our industry.
Ginger Williams and Posie Aagaard offer a look at the Texas Library Coalition and its new deal with Elsevier.
Learn about Elsevier’s recently launched Peer Review Workbench – a new tool for researchers conducting meta research – in this interview with Bahar Mehmani
An SSP Meeting Session showing the results from publisher partnerships with Researchgate suggest the company is shifting from a source of potential infringement to a distribution channel that is being folded into more and more organizations.
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?
Does today’s news of Wiley etc. syndicating to ScienceDirect mean Elsevier is developing a supercontinent to compete with ResearchGate and Google Scholar?
Today, Roger C. Schonfeld argues that Clarivate’s acquisition of ProQuest, which was completed last week, is another second-order consequence of open access.
In today’s post, Alice Meadows talks to Laura Feetham of IOP Publishing about their work to improve peer review quality in the physical sciences through their ongoing peer review excellence program.
Six questions and answers about the new transformative deal between Elsevier and the University of California.
The newly announced California/Elsevier transformative agreement will test the financial sustainability and the financial desirability of the multi-payer model.
Should library patrons be concerned about how Elsevier uses ThreatMetrix and how it tracks users? It’s complicated.
The defining aspect of such an organization is that it operates as an industry nexus.
How do libraries decide which titles to keep when they cancel the Big Deal? What do the results look like? A look at seven libraries that walked away by @lisalibrarian.