Elsevier Faces Tough Questions About Its Business Model During Library and Publishing Conference
DECEMBER 3, 2018
And Elsevier, the for-profit scholarly communications giant that many librarians and researchers love to hate, will never go away. Attendees from academic libraries and scholarly publishing explored how higher education will have to adapt to changing demographics, rising inequality and continuing tensions between big commercial companies and their academic customers. UNC and Elsevier did eventually strike a deal. In spite of all that, UNC isn’t likely to ditch Elsevier.