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Florida International University selects TIND Digital Archive – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 4/23/24

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According to this press release on the TIND website “Florida International University selects TIND Digital ArchiveFlorida International University (FIU) has selected TIND Digital Archive as its new digital library platform. Moving to TIND DA’s flexible and scalable platform will provide discoverability and long-term access to FIU’s ever growing digital collections. In transitioning from a locally hosted open-source system, FIU emphasized TIND’s robust infrastructure, ongoing development, and accessible APIs as pivotal factors influencing their decision. …”


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Many academic libraries have a strong commitment to open scholarship articulated in strategic planning goals, values statements, and policy documents. These ideals exist next to a scholarly communication landscape dominated by corporate publishers, paywalls and licensing agreements that center subscriptions and title lists. Our organizational structures, reflected in our budgets and org charts, are aligned to that closed world. In the last several years, the amount of open content in the scholarly publishing landscape has grown significantly. Most observers agree that this trend will accelerate in the near future. We are at a moment when we can consider significant change. How do we reorganize our structures to align with our goals for open? How do we organize ourselves for success when subscriptions and paywalls are de-centered? What positions do we need? What investments must we make? How can we work together as a profession to build the kind of open world we want? In our institution, we have been asking these questions and working towards answers. …”

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