Publishers, Libraries, and the Food Chain

This is a presentation on consolidation in scholarly communications. It provides a primer on how companies look at acquisitions, how they are financed, and why they are likely to continue. The presentation also touches on start-ups and venture capital.

Positioned to Fail the Future

If publishers of all types don’t invest in the next thing, they’re the only ones who will suffer. But the barriers are high, and new competitors may be better positioned to fulfill the future.