Elsevier and other academic publishers still gouging libraries « Why Evolution Is True
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This blog post assesses data outlined in the paper "Evaluating big deal journal bundles" by Theodore Bergstrom et al about what university libraries are paying for access to academic journals. The data was gathered via Freedom of Information Act requests. "They got information for 360 contracts. The results are disturbing, especially with regard to private publishers like Elsevier versus nonprofit publishers like Oxford University Press."