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Re: Future of the "subscription model?"
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- From: Mark Kurtz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 20:17:49 EDT
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Is it possible that the more interesting question is whether it ought to be, from a public-good perspective? That would require a new economic settlement for scholarly communications, of course. But history is full of new economic settlements--some more painful and some less, some more successful and some less. Mark Kurtz On Oct 24, 2011, at 6:08 PM, Ann Okerson wrote: > Liblicense-l Readers: What do you all imagine as the future of > the "subscription model" for purchasing academic library > collections? Is it alive and well and growing or is it on its > way out, supplanted by memberships, open access, and a growing > variety of other options for obtaining publications, particularly > electronic? > > Your thoughts are most welcomed. Ann Okerson >