ATG Article of the Week: Libraries Abandon "Big Deal" Subscription Packages to Multiple Journals

ATG Article of the Week of July 18, 2011

Libraries Abandon Expensive “Big Deal” subscription Packages to Multiple Journals by Jennifer Howard, The Chronicle

The financial crisis is hitting all of us in libraries. The University of Oregon said “Something’s Gotta Give” (Charleston Conference 2011 theme!) and has renegotiated deals with Elsevier and John Wiley & Sons. Southern Illinois University has also renegotiated some deals with several publishers. Is this going to reverberate through to other libraries?

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