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  • October 14, 2020


    This statement, written on behalf of the Canadian regional and national academic library consortia, and the  individual libraries they represent, describes the unprecedented challenges and uncertainty facing  Canadian post-secondary institutions. These changes have resulted from unsustainable pricing and access  restrictions and limitations, which have been augmented by the ongoing and highly unpredictable effects of  COVID-19.  

  • October 5, 2020

    Need ideas on what to do for Open Access week when you can't actually meet with anyone in person? Check out Christie Hurrell's blog  on the Scholarly Communications Working Group blog post.  And while you're there, check out the SCWG Issue Briefs.