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Making headlines in libraryland is EBSCO’s announcement of exclusive access to several popular periodicals in electronic form. (See also this reaction, which includes a partial list of the publications that will be exclusive to EBSCO.) Essentially, libraries who want their patrons to be able to access Time, New Scientist, and other such publications will have…

One way and another, I heard quite a lot of talk at Science Online 2010 relevant to the interests of institutional-repository managers and (both would-be and actual) data curators. Some of the lessons learned weren’t exactly pleasant, but there’s just no substitute for listening to your non-users to find out why they’re not taking advantage…

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I’m still at Science Online 2010 and will have observations on it later, but first I’d like to acknowledge and celebrate a resource that has been absolutely crucial to my professional career?and indeed, to my profession. Open Access News, under the able direction of Peter Suber and Gavin Baker, has for years been the single…