Standing Up To Be A Force Of Change: Q&A with Joe Lucia of Temple University - SPARC
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"On January 1, Temple University joined the growing list of institutions that have cancelled their “Big Deal” journal subscription bundles with Elsevier. Temple’s Library Dean, Joe Lucia, has been an active advocate of Open throughout his career at a number of SPARC member libraries. He was Director for Library Systems and Access at Lehigh University and University Librarian and Director of the Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova, before coming to Temple in 2013.
Here’s what Lucia has to say about the recent decision not to renew its bundled contract and the university’s approach going forward...."