Library Supports BTAA’s Opposition to Moving Wall Policy

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, supports the BTAA’s opposition to a Moving Wall Policy implemented by publisher Taylor & Francis. This policy limits content before a specified date (once provided at a courtesy) to subscribers with a supplementary subscription. A letter on behalf of the BTAA membership to Taylor & Francis currently has ten consortial signatories, representing well over 100 institutions.

University Library users experiencing problems accessing content, should report such difficulties to Users may secure materials via Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery. Please visit

To read the open letter from BTAA to Taylor & Francis, visit Contact Associate Dean for Collections and Technical Services Tom Teper ( with any questions regarding access via the University Library.