Items tagged with: libraries
The #UMontana is cancelling more than 5,000 #journals from #Elsevier, #TaylorAndFrancis, and #Wiley, forced by "rising journal…#prices and a stagnant #budget…The library has seen a $700,000 reduction in money received since fiscal year 2020."
I do love having Library Extension in my browser. As soon as I clicked the link to look at the book title on Amazon, Library Extension told me that my local library had the book (both printed copy and ebook), and I was able to place a hold on a copy on the spot. There will be a short wait — some holds already placed — but it saves me the price of the book.
The nonprofit #InternetArchive is appealing a judgment that threatens the future of all #libraries.
Big #publishers are suing to cut off libraries’ ownership and #control of digital #books, opening new paths for #censorship.
Please, Internet, Do Your Thing!