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Why Elsevier is a library’s best friend

(9 January 2018) Joseph Esposito writes that Elsevier publishes or helps to publish (through arrangements with society publishers) about 2,500 journals. Let’s imagine a world where Elsevier does not exist. In this hypothetical world every one of these journals is independently published. Thus 2,500 journals means 2,500 publishers. In that world, would the cost of […]


Retirement wave to hit academic librarianship

(19 October 2017) Like other greying professions, demographic data for ARL libraries warn us of a breaking wave of retirements, but may paint an unrealistic picture of what the beach will look like after the surf has settled. Read the article by Phil Davis in The Scholarly Kitchen.