Librarians

Major publisher bends under pressure from frustrated scholars

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Scholarly Communications
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As a boycott against its journals gains momentum, a prominent scholarly publisher folds support for anti-open-access bill and offers concessions to angry mathematicians.

U.S. call for advice on publicly funded research reignites open access debates

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White House solicitation about the government's role in making federally funded research available to the public rekindles debate over open access.

Tech giant unveils iBooks 2, iBook Author, and upgraded iTunes U

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LIVE UPDATES: Officials announce 100 new courses produced with colleges, and plans to make textbooks far more versatile.

Follett, Lumen Learning announce OER partnership

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OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore.

Ithaka S+R, OCLC Research to examine how universities, libraries are changing

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Ithaka S+R and OCLC Research launch project to examine how universities and their libraries are changing.

Academic and research librarians begin work to avert cuts to federal library funding

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At conference for academic and research librarians, attendees begin to fight back against proposed federal funding cuts.

Librarian's list of 'predatory' journals reportedly removed due to 'threats and politics'

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Librarian removes controversial list of "predatory" journals and publishers, reportedly in response to "threats and politics."

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Date Announced: 
Fri, 12/16/2016

Librarians criticize Greta Van Susteren after 'vanity projects' comments

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Former Fox News host Greta Van Susteren attacks libraries and other construction projects for driving up student debt. Librarians are not amused.

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