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Re: Sample collection policies-- print vs. online journals Cynthia Hsieh (26 Oct 2006 15:00 UTC)

Re: Sample collection policies-- print vs. online journals Cynthia Hsieh 26 Oct 2006 15:00 UTC


I am also interested in the sample policies.  I wonder if you could
share any information you receive?


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Cynthia Hsieh
Head of Technical Services/Assistant Professor
University Library
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211
Tel: 209-946-2571

>>> Patricia Thompson <pthompso@SEWANEE.EDU> 10/25/06 3:04 PM >>>
I am looking for some sample collection policies that address the
issue of moving from print to online subscriptions for journals. The
reason is that if we had a general policy it would certainly save
time and make decisions easier, but we need a mandate from our
faculty, so we need to write something up that they can approve or

I have searched the archives here, and I've found some policies on
the web just from searching. Does anyone have some good examples to
recommend? I'm most interested in small liberal arts colleges, rather
than medical schools or huge research universities, but I would like
to look at various kinds of policies to get an idea of what might work

Thank you in advance.

Pat Thompson

Patricia Thompson
Assistant University Librarian for Resource Management Services
Jessie Ball duPont Library
The University of the South
735 University Ave.
Sewanee, TN 37383