Author Archives: katelangrell

Microbiology Society ‘Publish & Read’ Agreement Available to COPPUL Members

The COPPUL License Working Group is currently finalizing one of its first transformational agreements. Negotiations have been underway between COPPUL and The Microbiology Society on a Publish and Read agreement. The Microbiology Society, which currently publishes two fully Open Access (OA) journals, is working toward making their four other journals OA as well. Licensing librarians […]
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Big Deal Cancellations Research and Practice: an Interview with Jaclyn McLean

Heading into the 2019-20 fiscal year, the University Library at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) faced an approximate $1.1 million deficit for the acquisitions budget. In the face of this deficit, the decision was made for the University Library not to resubscribe to the big deal journal packages from Wiley and Taylor & Francis (a […]
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