According to Library Technology Guides, “Wiley, today announced the fifth year extension of its landmark open access agreement with ProjektDEAL, the countrywide consortium representative of more than 900 academic institutions in Germany. This extension will allow authors in Germany even more open access publishing options, with an additional 240 fully open access journals integrated into the contract for the first time.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- IFLA, EIFL report brings together key resources that explain the difference that public access in libraries can make
- Now Available Online: University of British Columbia (UBC) Library Digitizes William Shakespeare’s First Folio
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
- Assessment Trends in the Late Pandemic Era. Reflections from the 2022 Library Assessment Conference. (Ithaka S+R) – “The COVID-19 pandemic has meant reevaluating approaches to, and the underlying goals of, assessment in academic libraries. Shifts to remote and hybrid work have accelerated digitization efforts and led libraries to rethink assessment, especially as perceptions of the library’s role and overarching purpose change. The academic library community has also needed to pivot its assessment needs and goals to highlight the significance of the physical space for stakeholders. Against this backdrop, the biennial Library Assessment Conference provided an important opportunity to take stock of how the field continues to evolve. …”