Re: Strange subscription policy -- journal of forensic sciences (Kent Mulliner) Marcia Tuttle 12 Dec 2002 16:38 UTC
It reads best from bottom to top! -Marcia
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Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 08:10:46 -0500
From: Kent Mulliner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Marcia Tuttle <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Strange subscription policy -- journal of forensic sciences
Certainly. It may be worth noting that I also wrote the President
of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and received the
following reply (which is encouraging).
>From: Graham Jones <Graham.Jones@gov.ab.ca>
>To: "'Kent Mulliner'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: RE: Institutional Subscriptions to Journal of Forensic Sciences
>Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 09:35:32 -0700
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>I agree that sounds like an odd arrangement. I will ask the JFS editor (who
>is appointed by AAFS) to look into the matter. You will hear back from one
>of us as soon as we can get the matter resolved.
>Thanks for letting me know!
>Graham R. Jones, Ph.D.
>Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
>7007 - 116 Street
>Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6H 5R8
At 03:57 PM 12/11/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Kent, May I re-post this message on SERIALST?
>Marcia Tuttle, Current SERIALST Moderator
>On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Kent Mulliner wrote:
> > I have just encountered one of the strangest arrangements for
> > subscriptions to e-journals that I have encountered. For the Journal of
> > Forensic Sciences (which is distributed electronically by ASTM), I am
> > advised by ASTM that an annual subscription runs Jan-November (an 11 month
> > year). In order to access the journal in December, one has to have
> > renewed for the following year (even though the subscription period for
> > that year is also January - November).
> > I confess that this ranks right near the top on the e-journal
> > rationality scale.
> > K. Mulliner Collection Development Coordinator
> > Ohio University Libraries PHONE: 740-593-2707
> > Athens, OH 45701-2978, USA FAX: 740-593-2708
> > email@example.com
K. Mulliner Collection Development Coordinator
Ohio University Libraries PHONE: 740-593-2707
Athens, OH 45701-2978, USA FAX: 740-593-2708