[aserl_coll_assess] FW: An invitation from SPARC
From: John Burger (jburgeraserl.org)
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 08:21:05 -0700 (PDT)
Please see the message below from Caitlin Carter at SPARC



SPARC recently hosted a call with representatives from several consortia to 
discuss how we might better support these groups in our journal negotiation 
community of practice work. During this call, we discussed the importance of 
sharing negotiations details, including strategies for negotiating for price 
reductions in overall subscription spend. For our next call, we’d like to 
extend the invitation to other consortia to discuss two recent negotiations.

Join the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) and the Colorado Alliance 
of Research Libraries 
 on Thursday, April 22, from 3-4 ET / 12-1 PT. Craig Olsvik (CRKN) and George 
Machovec (CARL) will share details about their successful negotiations with 
Elsevier. Each deal includes a significant decrease in license cost. Craig and 
George will provide details and answer questions.

If you would like to join, please fill out this 
form<https://forms.gle/Av5CTjF6P8QQWzBu8>. We also encourage you to send this 
information directly to other consortial leaders as well (rather than posting 
this on a public list).

Thank you!
Caitlin Carter
VPO for Negotiations, SPARC

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