Not for the first time, librarians and publishers are confronting what can feel like an impasse. The system of short-term loan (STL) of e-monographs, which was conceived as a form of digital interlibrary loan (ILL), is seen by many libraries as the only way they can afford to provide such materials and by many publishers as the beginning of the end of their business.
Fall is a big season in publishing, and database producers have gotten in on the act, recently announcing new products, revamps, and, in the case of JSTOR, a new way for researchers to gain access. For more news on the database front, watch for our annual reference supplement, coming your way with the November 1 […]
Oxford University Press (OUP) just announced they’ll be partnering with the University of Chicago Press to launch Chicago Scholarship Online, the latest addition to Oxford’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO, reviewed in LJ 11/1/2011). By my figuring, that will bring the UPSO partner press count up to eleven (check here for the list), and adds […]