Mendeley bought by Elsevier

Are you a Mendeley user?

If so, you may be interested to see what happens now that Mendeley has been bought out by Elsevier.

At £65m the benefits to the creators of Mendeley are clear to see, but how will its user community fare under the new ownership?  There seem to be some concerns among academics that Mendeley will lose some of its independence and openness – you can follow the discussion here.

Update 16/4/2013: Further discussion from Research Information here.

Thanks to Ray Kent from De Montfort University for sharing this news on the JISCmail MORE list.

Posted on April 15, 2013, in Library and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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