Securing community-controlled infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action

peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-09-11

Summary:

Late last year, the news of Elsevier’s acquisition of bepress, the provider of the popular Digital Commons repository platform, sent a shockwave throughout the library community. Hundreds of institutions that use Digital Commons to support their open access repositories quite literally woke up to the news that their repository services are now owned and managed by a company that is well known for its obstruction of open access in the repository space.

Link:

https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/17246/18986

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

Tags:

oa.new oa.sparc oa.bepress oa.repositories oa.infrastructure oa.platforms oa.ssrn oa.elsevier oa.monopoly oa.coar oa.green oa.academic_led

Date tagged:

09/11/2018, 13:07

Date published:

09/11/2018, 11:20