Advocating for Change by Limiting New Business: An Interview with BTAA’s Kimberly Armstrong – The Scholarly Kitchen

From Roger Schonfeld via the Scholarly Kitchen:

“Over the past several years, a number of major consortia have been taking a stronger position at the negotiating table with scholarly publishers. None has gotten more attention than Projekt Deal, whose member universities are steadily losing access to Elsevier journal content as subscriptions lapse, while asserting that there is little unmet faculty member demand for access. I have observed that North American consortia are likely to take a rather different approach than those in Europe, but at the same time I am focusing much greater attention on consortial rhetoric and behavior in North America.”

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