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Re: Microfiche Subscriptions (Naomi Young) Marcia Tuttle 25 Feb 2002 22:16 UTC

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Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 15:12:28 -0500
From: Naomi Young <naomi@SMATHERSNT2.UFLIB.UFL.EDU>
Subject: Re: Microfiche Subscriptions (David Goodman)

> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 20:31:58 -0500
> From: David Goodman <dgoodman@PHOENIX.PRINCETON.EDU>
> Subject: Re: Microfiche Subscriptions (Joyce Radcliff)
> No research university library should weed J-stor titles as a
> matter of
> course; the original format of most of them remains of
> importance for many
> kinds of scholarship. If the library has adequate remote storage
> facilities, this may sometimes be a reasonable option for many of the
> titles.

I've often praised JSTOR precisely *because* its cover-to-cover images,
including color art and advertisements, provide such a precise replica of
the original format; could you explain what is lacking, in your estimation?

Not picking a fight, genuinely curious,


Naomi Kietzke Young ** Head, Serials Cataloging
Resource Services, University of Florida
PO Box 117007 Gainesville, FL 32611-7007
Phone: (352) 392-0355 ext. 234 ** Fax: (352) 392-7365