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Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
Ashley Yeager | May 16, 2018
A consortium of institutions will not renew its contract with the publisher that ends in June, following the lead of organizations in other countries.
French Universities Cancel Subscriptions to Springer Journals
Diana Kwon | Mar 31, 2018
Negotiations between the publisher and a national consortium of academic institutions have reached a stalemate.
Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast
Catherine Offord | Feb 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.
Journal Price Tags Revealed
Jef Akst | Jun 18, 2014
Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.
CRISPR Creates Knockout Libraries
Kerry Grens | Dec 16, 2013
Two research groups have developed a database of human gene knockouts generated from the new genome editing technology.
University Library Ditches ACS
Bob Grant | Sep 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.
Darwin Goes Digital
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 24, 2011
Much of Charles Darwin’s personal library–both his books and what he wrote within them--is now available online.