Elsevier Buys Mendeley: Will You #Mendelete?


What’s your response to this acquisition?

Build something cool and useful. Grow a large user base. Sell service and upset users. It’s mourning online.¬†Why would we ever want to return to where we were less than four short years ago?

Now that Elsevier owns Mendeley, will users leave the service in favor of Zotero? Already, the wonderfully obvious hashtag #mendelete has trailed a wake of frustration across Twitter.

Turning attention to our readers, what’s your response to this¬†acquisition? Does it affect your work? Are you wary or unconcerned? Fill out a quick response on the form or leave a comment below.

Timothy A. Lepczyk

Tim is an instructional technologist and former librarian. On the side, he writes fiction and poetry, and publishes the magazine Scintilla. You can follow him on Twitter at @thirdcoast.

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