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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

A Revolt Over Journal Archives

British universities protest, and publisher drops plan for extra charges for articles more than 20 years old.

Educause Steps In to Save New Media Consortium

The consortium, which recently declared bankruptcy, may have found a white knight to continue the work of its Horizon Project.

Libraries and Librarians Aren't About to Disappear

A widely shared article declaring libraries and archives to be among the fastest-declining industries in America has been debunked.

ResearchGate Backs Down

The scholarly social media platform ResearchGate has reportedly started to take down large numbers of research papers shared in breach of copyright.

Do Medical Schools Still Need Books?

At many medical schools, new or renovated libraries have few books. Librarians are divided on the trend.

The White Face of Library Leadership

An Ithaka S+R survey of research libraries reveals a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the profession, particularly at the upper levels.

Elsevier Expands Footprint in Scholarly Workflow

Elsevier’s acquisition of Bepress’s institutional repository platform is heralded as a smart move for the publisher, but not all of Bepress’s customers are impressed.