National survey begins today to gather data on academic journal usage | UToday | University of Calgary

peter.suber's bookmarks 2017-01-18

Summary:

"In light of a budgetary crisis that has forced post-secondary institutions across Canada to cancel a range of subscriptions to academic journals, the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) has launched its first-ever national survey to gather data that will inform future decisions....“Data gathered during this survey will help the University of Calgary and other Canadian institutions make evidence-based decisions when confronted with the need to cancel journals because of budgetary constraints,” explains Tom Hickerson, vice-provost (Libraries and Cultural Resources)...."

Link:

http://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2017-01-17/national-survey-begins-today-gather-data-academic-journal-usage

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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks

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oa.new oa.budgets oa.prices oa.cancellations oa.canada oa.surveys oa.journals oa.usage

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01/18/2017, 07:43