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Re: Print + Online Periodicals - anyone not check in print? Bill Cohen, Publisher, The Haworth Press, Inc. 05 Nov 2006 20:00 UTC

Re: Print + Online Periodicals - anyone not check in print? Bill Cohen, Publisher, The Haworth Press, Inc. 05 Nov 2006 20:00 UTC

Haworth Press has been donating a subscription to each journal
to the EBSCO Missing Copy Bank for years.

I am double-checking to make sure we are still doing this.

Bill Cohen, /Publisher & Editor-in-Chief/
The Haworth Press, Inc.
www.HaworthPress.com

charlesk@librarieshawaii.org wrote:
> I don't know which subscription agent you use, but if you use EBSCO, you
> could gather up all those clean print copies and send them to EBSCO for
> inclusion into their missing copy bank.  EBSCO will even reimburse your
> postage, and you will have warm fuzzies for helping other libraries.
>
> Charles L. King
> Serials Librarian
> Hawaii State Library
> 478 South King Street
> Honolulu, HI 96813-2994
> http://www.state.hi.us/libraries/hsl/serials.html
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
> [mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Tian Zhang
> Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 10:18 AM
> To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: Re: [SERIALST] Print + Online Periodicals - anyone not check in
> print?
>
>
> We have the same problems, too. Anyhow, we are still checking in the print
> copies until I have the choice of having online only. But I do not bind all
> these titles any more.
>
> Tian X. Zhang
>
> Serials Librarian
> St. John's University Library
> 8000 Utopia Parkway
> Queens, NY 11439
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
> [mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Pamela Contakos
> Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 11:21 AM
> To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: [SERIALST] Print + Online Periodicals - anyone not check in print?
>
>
> Hi everyone,
>
> We get a number of journals that we would really only like to get the
> electronic version of but the publisher only offers the print + online
> option.  In terms of pricing that is usually fine with me since I tend not
> to save that much by just going online and they are titles that we have to
> have anyway. However, we are trying to reduce our physical collection of
> periodicals both in terms of labor and supplies to process the journals and
> in space that they take up.
>
> My question is, is anyone else in the position of getting a print + online
> journal in which they don't want the print so they don't actually check in
> and process the print for their collection? I am considering not adding the
> print titles to the periodicals collection and just having the online
> available but it seems so wasteful to just get rid of the print when it
> comes in.  Maybe I could contact the publisher and ask them not to send the
> print? Any other ideas? Is any one else dealing with this?
>
>