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Oct 06, 2022
After scrambling fall courses by withdrawing more than 1,380 ebooks, Wiley now says it will restore access to the course materials. Its short-term solution leaves many librarians unsatisfied.

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October 6, 2022
After scrambling fall courses by withdrawing more than 1,380 ebooks, Wiley now says it will restore access to the course materials. Its short-term solution leaves many librarians unsatisfied.
May 16, 2022
A plan to restructure Texas A&M’s 10 libraries would force librarians to relinquish tenure or move to another academic department to keep it. The university has yet to explain its rationale for the changes.
January 7, 2022
The student basic needs movement is growing, writes Christine Wolff-Eisenberg, and librarians should be included in it.
December 14, 2021
Under a new initiative from MIT Press, early purchasing commitments from a subset of libraries will make the spring 2022 slate of monographs and edited collections open access.
November 15, 2021
David Banush explores how, with climate change and operational disruptions, answering that question going forward will require embracing an even more diffuse definition of the research library.
November 8, 2021
While open-access science has made research available worldwide, some scholars worry that misinformation, fraud and politicization have become rampant in a system that rewards speed and sparkle.
April 14, 2021
Fostering diversity, equity and inclusion in academic libraries is more important to library leaders now than it was in 2019, but many are uncertain about the effectiveness of their strategies.
April 1, 2021
Cambridge University Press recently struck dozens of open-access publishing deals with U.S. institutions, convincing many libraries to abandon their traditional journal subscription arrangements for the first time.
March 17, 2021
University of California system secures a landmark open-access deal with publisher Elsevier. Some university librarians hail the agreement as a breakthrough, but others worry about possible long-term impacts.
January 28, 2021
It's been on the front lines of expanding access and creating equity during the pandemic, and we can't let its funding evaporate, Valerie Nye and Christopher Schipper write.

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