Elsevier changes: Related news and links

In recent years, rising costs of journal subscriptions have motivated dozens of U.S. university libraries and numerous European scholarly societies and universities to cancel subscriptions to “big deal” journal packages, the name for bundles of journals large publishers offer to libraries at discounted prices compared to the individual costs for each journal. The University of California System, Florida State University, and Temple University have already canceled or announced plans to cancel their big deals with Elsevier, the biggest and most expensive of the journal publishers. Libraries across the country have also canceled big deals with Springer, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, and others. Read below for related news and resources: