Elsevier Acquires bepress

tagteam101's bookmarks 2017-08-02

Summary:

"Today, Elsevier announces its acquisition of bepress. In a move entirely consistent with its strategy to pivot beyond content licensing to preprints, analytics, workflow, and decision-support, Elsevier is now a major if not the foremost single player in the institutional repository landscape. If successful, and there are some risks, this acquisition will position Elsevier as an increasingly dominant player in preprints, continuing its march to adopt and coopt open access...."

Link:

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/08/02/elsevier-acquires-bepress/

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

Tags:

oa.elsevier oa.bepress oa.new oa.monopoly oa.green oa.repositories

Date tagged:

08/02/2017, 11:26

Date published:

08/02/2017, 07:37