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A consortium of institutions will not renew its contract with the publisher that ends in June, following the lead of organizations in other countries.

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Negotiations between the publisher and a national consortium of academic institutions have reached a stalemate.

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image: Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast

Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast

By Catherine Offord | February 14, 2018

With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.

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Journal Price Tags Revealed

By Jef Akst | June 18, 2014

Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.

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CRISPR Creates Knockout Libraries

By Kerry Grens | December 16, 2013

Two research groups have developed a database of human gene knockouts generated from the new genome editing technology.  

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University Library Ditches ACS

By Bob Grant | September 18, 2012

In protest against high-priced journal packages, the library at SUNY Potsdam will end its subscription to American Chemical Society online journal package.

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Darwin Goes Digital

By Jessica P. Johnson | June 24, 2011

Much of Charles Darwin’s personal library–both his books and what he wrote within them--is now available online.

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