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Economic Models

The current technological environment provides opportunities to rethink how information is disseminated and how it is supported. The commercial publishing sector as well as scholarly societies, university presses, and other non-profit publishers are interested in understanding new business models. Some key issues include the relationship of print and electronic versions of publications, pricing models, Open Access, and the willingness of both producers of information and buyers to experiment with new models. Some current work involves licensing models for e-books and content on mobile devices.

CNI was one of the first venues in which the economic issues related to licensing of e-journals was explored, and we continue to be involved in progress in this arena.

Recent Publications/Reports/Presentations by CNI Staff

“Software as a Service and Cloud Based Applications” (December '14) Author: Coalition for Networked Information

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“The Public Library in 2020″ (June '13) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

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“The Future of Scholarly Publishing” Panel at KU, Open Access Week (November '11) Speakers: David Schulenberger, Heather Joseph, Clifford A. Lynch

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Open Access Publishing Panel Discussion led by Cliff Lynch (October '10) Speakers: Clifford A. Lynch, Tom Scheinfeldt, Donald Seto, Monique van Hoek, Edward Maibach

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“Colliding with the Real World” (August '01) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

In Digital Library Use: Social Practice in Design and Evaluation, Ann Bishop, Barbara Butterfield, and Nancy Van House, eds.

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Recent Project Briefings & Plenary Sessions from CNI Meetings

“Do More With Less”? See How Four Organizations Translate That Into “Being More Efficient and Effective” Through the Use of Private & Commercial Cloud Services (December '14)

Steven Escar Smith, University of Tennessee
Kevin Kidd, Boston College
Carl Grant, University of Oklahoma
Oren Beit-Arie, Ex Libris Group

 

Update on Funding Opportunities: New Programs, New Directions (December '14)

Robert Horton, Institute of Museum and Library Services
Amy Lucko, Council on Library Resources
Kathleen Williams, National Historical Publications & Records Commission
Christa Williford, Council on Library Resources
Joel Wurl, National Endowment for the Humanities

 

Assessment of E-book Strategies (March '14)

Maria Savova, Claremont Colleges
Terese Heidenwolf, Lafayette College
Kevin Butterfield, University of Richmond

 

Beyond Serials: Lessons Learned and Future Directions for e-Book Preservation (March '14)

Stephanie Orphan, Portico
Robert Wolven, Columbia University
Charles Hammer, John Wiley & Sons

 

Can a Consortium Build a Viable Preservation Repository? (March '14)

Suzanne E. Thorin, University of Virginia
Bradley Daigle, University of Virginia
Stephen Davis, Columbia University
Linda Newman, University of Cincinnati
Scott Turnbull, University of Virginia

 


Recent Videos

IT@Cornell: Is It What We Imagined? (March '13) Dean B. Krafft, Cornell University
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Paying for Long-Term Storage (December '11) David S. H. Rosenthal, Stanford University View more information
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Creating a Comprehensive Technology Model for a Converged Library, Archive, Art and Publishing Facility at the University of Calgary (April '11) Thomas Hickerson, University of Calgary
Shawna Sadler, University of Calgary View more information
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NSF Data Management Plan Requirements: Institutional Initiatives (December '10) Serge J. Goldstein, Princeton University
Scott Brandt, Purdue University View more information
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Recent Podcasts

Digital Preservation Network: Cliff Lynch Speaks with UVA’s James Hilton (June '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, June 6, 2012 http://www.cni.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/20120606_CNI_Conversations.mp3 View more information

 

Feb. 10, 2012: Horizon Megatrends; E-Book Self-Publishing; OSTP Comments (February '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Feb. 10, 2012

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New Economic Models for E-Textbooks: Cliff Lynch Speaks with IUPUI’s David Lewis (February '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Feb. 7, 2012

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