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University Libraries joins Va. research libraries in endorsing MIT framework for publisher contracts - University Business (10/31/2019)

Rules for Making Big Deals: Dozens of insitutions have endorsed a set of guiding principles for negotiating contracts that support open-access practices with scholarly publishers. - Inside Higher Ed (10/25/2019)

The business model for publishing has not changed since the 17th century. It should. - Elaine Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian, UNC Chapel Hill (10/4/2019)

Statement: ARL Supports University of California Libraries' Commitment to Barrier-Free Access to Information - Association of Research Libraries (9/27/2019)

VIVA broadens open access for Virginia with a new Wiley agreement - VIVA, Virginia's Academic Library Consortium (9/4/2019)

Toward a new kind of 'Big Deal' - Inside Higher Ed (8/30/2019)

University of California cancelled its Elsevier subscription. Now it’s losing access. - Chronicle of Higher Education (7/10/2019)

Peter Potter column: University research produced for public good must be available to those who pay for it - Richmond Times Dispatch (6/14/2019)

Access Matters: a changing landscape in sharing research for the public good - VT News (4/29/2019)

Find out who is standing up for open access - track big deal cancellations. - SPARC (updated continuously)

Why does it cost millions to access publicly funded research papers? Blame the paywall - CBC News (3/9/2019)

University of California System Cancels Elsevier Subscriptions, Calling Move a Win for Open Access - Chronicle of Higher Education (2/28/2019)