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Re: Scholarly Publishing Principles (fwd) Chris Brown-Syed 08 Jun 2000 16:44 UTC

> >"The control of academic output cannot be in the hands of a few commercial
> >publishers who are seeking to exploit a narrow and profitable market
> >niche," Mr. Webster said.

  Two comments:

  a) I suspect that LIS journals are not among the most costly,
  compared with say, medical ones.

  b) It doesn't stand to reason that a small niche market would be
  served by dozens of vendors.


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