Universities Will Cancel Deals with Publishers if They Don't Respond to Current Financial Pressures
A price freeze on journal subscriptions will not be enough to avoid UK researchers losing access to key academic content, warn three major sector bodies representing academic library directors and higher education managers.
Accelerating Scholarly Communication: The Transformative Role of Preprints
Study explores the place of preprints in the research lifecycle from the points of view of researchers, research performing organisations, research funding organisations and preprint servers/service providers.
As of May 2018, CORE has aggregated over 131 million article metadata records, 93 million abstracts, 11 million hosted and validated full texts and over 78 million direct links to research papers hosted on other websites.
Jisc Collections and Elsevier agreement: Questions and Answers
On behalf of UK institutions, Jisc Collections has signed an agreement with Elsevier, covering access to research publications. The five-year, opt-in agreement offers subscription access to around 2,116 journals on Elsevier’s ScienceDirect online platform.