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Last month at the Charleston Conference I attended a presentation by Jim Dooley from the University of California at Merced.  UC-Merced formally opened in the fall of 2005 as ‘the first American research university of the 21st century.’  As Head of Collection Services, Dooley had an opportunity that few librarians get, to build a collection […]

In my last post, we left the scholarly enterprise in dire straits.  How has the open access movement developed to respond to the crisis? The Internet, and with it the conversion of scholarly content to electronic form, helped bring the scholarly publishing crisis to a head by increasing the demand for obscure journals and by […]