UC to negotiate terms with world’s largest publisher of scholarly articles

On Dec. 31, the five-year contract between the University of California’s California Digital Libraries, or CDL, and Elsevier – the largest publisher of scholarly articles in the world – will expire. Tensions are mounting between the University of California and Elsevier as they strive to negotiate new terms for the next contract.
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Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, manager of knowledge

  Ten o’clock Monday morning at UC Berkeley. Outside, people are hustling in every direction, hundreds of people throughout the day: frazzled people, fast people, people peering at other people, people buried in their phones or in books or magazines, many people not looking at anything at all — and
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