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April 26, 2012

Frustrated with business practices that limit their ability to share the results of their scholarship, more than 10,500 academics have now signed the Cost of Knowledge’s online boycott of the journal publisher, Elsevier. Citing disapproval over exorbitant journal prices and profits, restrictive bundling requirements for journal purchasing, and support for legislation to further limit the free exchange of scholarly information, the number of signatories continues to grow steadily.

October 18, 2012

Many of you have heard about the SUNY-Potsdam library's recent experiences in trying to navigate continued price increases to the American Chemical Society journals' subscriptions. SPARC's Caralee Adams highlights the struggle and outcome with an in-depth profile of the Director of Libraries, Jenica Rogers.

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