18. März 2018

A Potentially Pivotal Case: Louisiana State University and Elsevier

Now gaining visibility, the dispute between LSU and the Netherlands’ Elsevier may reflect many more universities’ concerns about duplicative content contracts.

Alleging ‘Monopolistic Market Power’

The description of the dispute from Louisiana State University (LSU) — made available by the Association of Research Libraries — certainly sounds alarming. And it stands this week as an unusually stark look at the academic research sector’s industry-consumer relations.