Researcher Support Services 08.15.2017
Last year Elsevier bought the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Now they have purchased bepress and it's Digital Commons which is an institutional repository and publishing platform.
Check out Elsevier Continues To Build Its Monopoly Solution For All Aspects Of Scholarly Communication from the but-can-people-be-bothered-to-support-open-alternatives? dept from Glyn Moody on TechDirt. And this note from bepress, A few early answers to your questions about the Elsevier transition.