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May 18, 2021

Big Ten Academic Alliance. Big Ten Academic Alliance and Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) and OAPEN Library and Publication Platform (OAPEN) announce a three-year collective action agreement. The Big Ten Academic Alliance has entered into a three-year collective action agreement with the Directory of Open Access Books and OAPEN Library and Publication Platform (OAPEN) to provide financial support from all fifteen member libraries. [Full Announcement].

May 6, 2020

Big Ten Academic Alliance. Maurice York appointed Director of Library Initiatives. The Big Ten Academic Alliance announced that Maurice York has been appointed as the new Director of Library Initiatives, effective May 21, 2020. Headquartered in the Midwest, the Big Ten Academic Alliance is the nationís preeminent model for effective collaboration among research universities. With a 62-year history of substantive collaboration, the Big Ten and University of Chicago libraries pursue collective action to provide robust and enduring access to information resources, to advance models for more open and sustainable scholarship, and to engage shared investment in programs of efficiency and impact across the consortium. [Full Announcement].