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T. Scott: What We Share


I was in Frankfurt in 2006, having been invited to speak at the annual meeting of the STM association. It was a heady experience. I don’t remember what I talked about (I hope it was useful) but I certainly learned…

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“I still believe that the best way forward is for librarians, publishers of all stripes, researchers, academics and members of the public to engage and argue and work together to build a scholarly ecosystem that works for the public good.”

It *is* hard to get past the jealousy and resentment of the wild financial success of a few very large publishers that has been built from the shrinking budgets of academic libraries.  However, not *all* publishers are of that same ilk.  And, indeed, we *are* part of that “scholarly ecosystem.”

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