When Open Access becomes the norm

From the Musings about librarianship blog, by Aaron Tay, Senior Librarian, National University of Singapore Libraries

Posted Wednesday, August 20, 2014:

How academic libraries may change when Open Access becomes the norm

The writer (who isn’t an Open Access advocate) predicts that the “nearly unstoppable” trend which “is going to have a great impact on how academic libraries will function is the rise of Open Access. As Open Access takes hold and eventually becomes the norm in the next 10-15 years, it will disrupt many aspects of academic library operations and libraries will need to rethink the value-add they need to provide to universities.”

Interesting read: Should libraries give up their resource discovery roles? Read more

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