Is there a list of ISSNs (that is a minimum association of an ISSN with a journal title) that is in the public domain? If there is no such list and someone would aggregate such a list by using a ...
Open Access Week will be happening 22 - 28 October. At the university where I work librarians are planning a variety of events. We want to do something for undergraduates, to tell them about open ...
Why is there no coordinated action of libraries to negotiate jointly prices and the transformation to Open Access?
The mathematician Gowers recently wrote in his much-noticed blog post "Elsevier - my part in its downfall" about the absurd situation in academic publishing: A possible explanation is that to do ...
One of the claims against open access books is that university libraries won't use their budgets to purchase a copy. (I have heard this from a few different academic book publishers.) Is this true? Do ...