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EBSCO Information Services releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2020

(1 Oct 2019) The 2020 Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is now available. To read the 2020 Serials Price Projection Report in its entirety and view the Five-Year Journal Price Increase History, visit: http://journals.ebsco.com/products-services/explore-content. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic medical libraries are expected […]


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Cost per use overvalues journal subscriptions

(5 Sep 2019)  From Scholarly Kitchen editors’ note: Digital delivery of scholarly publications has enabled far more robust tracking of usage, with the COUNTER Project providing and periodically updating the defining standard for usage measurement. As a result, usage has become a critical metric for establishing the value of a given journal or content bundle in many circumstances, […]


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South Korean universities reach agreement with Elsevier after long standoff

(15 January 2018) After a months-long standoff, a consortium of hundreds of South Korean universities has reached a new deal with scientific publisher Elsevier for access to ScienceDirect, a database containing content from 3,500 academic journals and thousands of electronic books. The agreement, which includes price hikes between 3.5% and 3.9%, was concluded shortly before […]


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There are new frontiers for academic publishing but scholarly associations and faculty must seize the opportunities

(24 August 2017) Scholarly publishing faces daunting challenges. Rising journal costs have seen many universities have to make strategic cuts to library collections. To Kyle Siler, the digital world has opened new niches and frontiers for academic publishing, offering many innovative and diverse possibilities. But opportunities must be grasped by scientific professional associations that have […]


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Indosat luncurkan CIPIKABOOKMATE

Inovasi Layanan Aplikasi Buku Digital (24 Agustus 2015, Jakarta) Indosat, anggota dari Grup Ooredoo menghadirkan inovasi layanan aplikasi buku digital dengan nama CIPIKABOOKMATE yang memberikan kemudahan dan kenyamanan bagi para pencinta buku di indonesia. CIPIKABOOKMATE merupakan layanan aplikasi buku digital pertama di Indonesia yang menyajikan konsep berlangganan layaknya perpustakaan dengan membayar satu kali dan bisa […]


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ProQuest makes it easy for libraries to build eCollections of university press titles

(24 June 2015, Mountain View, CA)  Through its robust partnerships with university presses, ProQuest has launched an inventive new option that helps libraries quickly build comprehensive eBook collections in one of the most valued content areas in academic libraries. ProQuest’s new University Press Ebook Subscription offers the most authoritative university press content from one convenient source. Read the […]


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IOP Publishing and UK university libraries collaborate on open access offsetting pilot

(27 May 2014, Bristol) IOP Publishing (IOP) has today announced the launch of a three-year pilot project under which 20 participating universities will be able to offset the majority of their expenditure on hybrid article publication charges (APCs) in IOP journals against their subscription and licence fees. The agreement follows discussions between IOP, Research Libraries […]


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ARL releases RLI 282 on library budgets, journal bundles, reference staffing

ARL has published Research Library Issues (RLI) no. 282, which features articles on ARL library budgets over the past two years, subscriptions to journal collections from large publishers, and the impact of the changing roles of librarians on reference staffing. A pre-publication version of the article about journal bundles was released earlier this year. Read […]


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