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ICSTI: bundled e-journals

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  • Subject: ICSTI: bundled e-journals
  • From: Pete Strickland <ps@iucr.org> (by way of Pete Strickland <ps@iucr.org>)
  • Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 16:45:22 +0100 (BST)
http://chronicle.com/free/v49/i04/04a03101.htm

"Second Thoughts on 'Bundled' E-Journals -
Librarians' skepticism grows on colleges' agreements with Elsevier"

This comprehensive article discusses the effects of the increasingly common
"electronic bundling" approach to access to STI journals, in particular the
Elsevier
Science Direct offer.

In a sidebar to the article there is the announcement of a live discussion on
the
subject:

"Colloquy Live: Join a live, online discussion with Kenneth L. Frazier,
director of
the library system at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, about the
package
deals publishing companies offer to college libraries for electronic
 journals, on
Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m., U.S. Eastern time"

The URL for the discussion:
http://chronicle.com/colloquylive/2002/09/ejournal/

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Best wishes

Peter Strickland
Managing Editor
IUCr Journals

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