Chief negotiator Koen Becking is considering all available options in the next round of negotiations.
Library LoonFull circle: the Dutch, who inspired the Germans, will adopt Germany’s policy stance in their next round of publisher negotiations: scienceguide.nl/2018/01/we-are…
The Loon is purely delighted by this.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award, which is given each year to an individual or institution for outstanding achievement in educating the profession about cutting edge technology within the field of library and...
Library LoonAn award for information educators teaching continuing education in/around technology: ala.org/news/member-ne… If you know a qualifying educator, please recommend them.
Continuing education deserves far more attention than it gets.
Public Knowledge Project - Migrating bepress Digital Commons Journals to OJS
Library LoonThe start of a migration path away from ElseBePress to OJS: pkp.sfu.ca/2017/12/07/mig…
Many thanks to the developers at PKP, and to the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing Services for funding.
Library LoonIn the Loon's opinion, SPARC buried its lede: they will HELP libraries plan and execute Big Deal cancellations.
(Very strategic move. Well done, SPARC.)
Scroll down to the bottom of sparcopen.org/our-work/big-d… past the handy table.