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 ===== Campaign to investigate the academic ebook market ===== ===== Campaign to investigate the academic ebook market =====
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 +**[[https://​www.jisc.ac.uk/​news/​joint-statement-on-access-to-e-book-and-e-textbook-content-06-oct-2021|Joint statement on access to e-book and e-textbook content]]** 6 October 2021
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 +Extract from the statement: "​Together with other representatives and sector bodies, Jisc has pledged to help students and teachers in UK higher and further education to gain equitable and sustainable access to e-books, e-textbooks and related teaching content.
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 +Economic and technological changes in the current publishing market have led to libraries being increasingly excluded from, or priced out of, providing e-books and e-textbooks for students and library users. Many of the models and fees charged by publishers have either become prohibitively expensive, or libraries are no longer permitted to purchase these titles at all, creating an unsustainable situation"​
  
 [[https://​academicebookinvestigation.org/​|Campaigntoinvestigatetheacademicebookmarket]] " <font 11pt/​Calibri,​sans-serif;;​inherit;;​inherit>​We are a group of academic librarians, researchers and university lecturers who have compiled an open letter asking the UK government to urgently investigate the academic publishing industry over its ebook pricing and licensing practices.The current situation is not working and it needs to change. Librarians are increasingly unable to provide the resources students, lecturers and researchers need."</​font>​ [[https://​academicebookinvestigation.org/​|Campaigntoinvestigatetheacademicebookmarket]] " <font 11pt/​Calibri,​sans-serif;;​inherit;;​inherit>​We are a group of academic librarians, researchers and university lecturers who have compiled an open letter asking the UK government to urgently investigate the academic publishing industry over its ebook pricing and licensing practices.The current situation is not working and it needs to change. Librarians are increasingly unable to provide the resources students, lecturers and researchers need."</​font>​
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