Elsevier Is Becoming a Data Company. Should Universities Be Wary?

« Like many big research institutions, the University of Florida pays the publishing giant Elsevier millions of dollars a year so its scientists can read the articles they helped create. (…) Now universities are reckoning with a new challenge — and the possibility that they will get into the same basic financial bind. Advanced computerization stands to make research data even more valuable to the scientific process than published articles. (…) »