If you thought that the Online Newsstand project was a great idea, then you’ll be dismayed to hear that it’s been shut down. EBSCO cites conflicts in contracts with publishers. Â Hopefully the shutdown will be short-lived. After all, doesn’t this improve access and promote use of the content? And that’s a good thing, right? Or am I being naive? In any case, for more information read the update on the Swiss Army Librarian’s post. And then contact EBSCO to voice your opinion.