Tag Archives: consortia

EUA releases updated mapping of major publishing contracts

(14 May 2019)  The European University Association (EUA) has released its Second Big Deals Survey Report. This updated mapping of major scholarly publishing contracts in Europe comes at a time when the sector is undergoing substantial changes. The survey, conducted in 2017-2018, gathers data from 31 consortia covering an unprecedented 167 contracts with five major publishers: Elsevier, […]


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Reflections on trends in library big deals, consortiums and how it might apply to Singapore?

(3 May 2019)  “What were institutions and consortiums doing to better their bargaining position with the big publishers?  Was it all about reducing costs for the “big deals”? How successfully were they?  Lastly to really negotiate with any credibility, you had to be prepared to walk away from the bargaining table and cancel and indeed […]


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Announcing the winners of the first ORCID consortia awards

(31 January 2018) ORCID has announced the five consortia who have gone above and beyond in their support for ORCID. The awardees come from the UK, Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Germany, Names and full details are here.


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Workshop on Creating and Managing a Library Consortium in Myanmar

(11 February 2015) An introductory session and workshop at the University of Yangon on why establishing a library consortium will benefit institutions in Myanmar will take place on 24 and 25 of February, bringing together key stakeholders from universities as well as senior librarians from the current eLibrary Myanmar project partner institutions (University of Yangon, University […]


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Consortium and licensing workshop in the Maldives

(11 August 2014) A two day workshop on creating and managing a library consortium, and licensing eResources, will be held at the National Library in Malé, capital of the Maldives, on 22nd and 23rd of September. Convened by Fathimath Shiham, EIFL Country Coordinator and deputy director of the National Library, the workshop will be gathering […]


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Consortial Collaboration and Competition meeting in Hong Kong

In celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the University Library System at CUHK and The Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC), a consortium that joins together in partnership the eight publically-funded Hong Kong institutions of higher learning, will hold a combined conference on 30th and 31st May 2013, entitled […]


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