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Print Books Update

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Shifting focus from print to online access In an effort to make better use of our limited space, staffing, and budget, the UCSF Library will be deaccessioning all duplicate print books in our regular, circulating collection and relocating our unique titles offsite for continued access and safekeeping. Our regular print book collection, comprised of approximately 160,137 volumes, has experienced very little growth over the last decade as the Library has prioritized providing stable, online access … Read more

Reentering Elsevier Negotiations

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Following a series of informal meetings with Elsevier this spring and summer that suggest there may be new potential for progress, UC’s publisher negotiations team is restarting formal negotiations with Elsevier. UC remains committed to its goal of reaching an agreement that provides for open access publishing of UC-authored articles and restores UC’s access to Elsevier journal content, at a reasonable cost. The negotiations will commence by the end of the summer. Resources Read about … Read more