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?
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.