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German University Tells Elsevier 'No Deal'

German University Tells Elsevier 'No Deal' | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

In fight over journal pricing, University of Konstanz ends license negotiations with publisher.

In the latest skirmish between academia and publishers over the costs of academic journals, the University of Konstanz in Germany has broken off negotiations over a new licensing agreement with the scientific publisher Elsevier. The publisher’s prices are too high, said university Rector Ulrich Rüdiger in a statement, and the institution “will no longer keep up with this aggressive pricing policy and will not support such an approach.” (...) - Science, 27 March 2014

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Scholarship: Beyond the paper

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The journal and article are being superseded by algorithms that filter, rate and disseminate scholarship as it happens, argues Jason Priem. (...) - by Jason Priem, Nature 495, 437–440 (28 March 2013)

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