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October 18, 2012

Many of you have heard about the SUNY-Potsdam library's recent experiences in trying to navigate continued price increases to the American Chemical Society journals' subscriptions. SPARC's Caralee Adams highlights the struggle and outcome with an in-depth profile of the Director of Libraries, Jenica Rogers.

April 18, 2011

We have recently noted that some journal publishers have sought to negotiate individually with universities and research institutes, seeking to increase embargo periods for authors depositing their articles (final version or pre-prints) into repositories, and requesting embargo periods that go beyond what is already stated in the publishers’ own policies. We strongly urge institutions not to enter into individual agreements with publishers that supersede the existing policies of the publisher or any previous licensing agreements.

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