Abstract

We’re in a period of rapid transition. Libraries are focusing on decisions, strategies, and choices that are best for their home institutions, yet also driving change by collaborating in energetic new ways. This panel will review key new trends and challenges, including collaborative collections, transformative open access agreements, and consortial experimentation, highlighting opportunities for both libraries and consortia.

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10.5703/1288284317190

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A Collaborative Imperative? Libraries and the Emerging Scholarly Communication Future

We’re in a period of rapid transition. Libraries are focusing on decisions, strategies, and choices that are best for their home institutions, yet also driving change by collaborating in energetic new ways. This panel will review key new trends and challenges, including collaborative collections, transformative open access agreements, and consortial experimentation, highlighting opportunities for both libraries and consortia.