ERIC Number: EJ873061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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21st Century Shell Game: Cutting Serials in the Electronic Age
Jasper, Richard P.
Acquisitions Librarian, v18 n35-36 p161-166 2005
The advent of online journals, bundled packages, and consortial "big deals" means that librarians have to work harder than ever when budget shortfalls require cutting serials. This article recounts the experience of the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library in its journal cancellation project of 2002.
Descriptors: Electronic Journals, Medical Libraries, Library Policy, Library Administration, Consortia, Online Vendors, Retrenchment, Financial Problems, Library Materials
Haworth Press. Available from: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. 325 Chestnut Street Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tel: 800-354-1420; Fax: 215-625-2940; Web site: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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