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Re: Univ. of Chicago Press journals Sandy Beehler (26 Oct 2006 15:32 UTC)

Re: Univ. of Chicago Press journals Sandy Beehler 26 Oct 2006 15:32 UTC

Yikes, that's more bad news.   We need to let these publishers know this
is not an acceptable option.
Sandy Beehler

Mitchell, Meg wrote:
> Isn't this the same thing American Psychiatric is doing? We subscribed
> to one journal from them, print plus on-line, and chose not to renew.
> Access only in the library or even the psychology dept office would not
> have worked for our students and faculty.
> ...........
> American Psychiatric Publishing is changing their subscription model in
> 2007.  Effective immediately, the publisher is offering two types of
> access:
> 1.  Limited Access
> 2.  Global Access
>  The Limited Access option will allow access at one physical location,
> such as one building.  The Global Access option will allow for access at
> multiple locations, including campus-wide access and remote access.  The
> Global Access options costs more than the Limited Access option.
> Previously, the publisher did not restrict access for subscribing
> institutions.  In effect, everyone was receiving campus-wide access.
> Now, with the new pricing model, the publisher is charging more for the
> site-wide access ("global access").
> The Limited access is only for one facility, not for campus-wide access.
> Margaret Mitchell
> Print Collection Librarian
> Logue Library
> Chestnut Hill College
> 215 248-7073
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
> [mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Sandy Beehler
> Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 6:11 PM
> Subject: [SERIALST] Univ. of Chicago Press journals
> Are there other libraries out there that are dissatisfied with the
> decision at the Univ. of Chicago Press to offer their journals at two
> levels of access:   non-Enterprise (1 geog. location & 1 concurrent
> user) and Enterprise-wide (unlimited geog. location and unlimited
> users)?   Till this shift, we have had multiple-user access to our UCP
> journals at our one location.   Now our access will be reduced to 1
> user, unless we pay the 30% higher price.   I have written to UCP to ask
> them to offer other alternatives (such as 1 geog. location, 3-5 users)
> or at least give us some way of knowing how many users are turned away
> so we can make an informed decision about paying the higher cost.

Sandra A. Beehler
Acquisitions/Collection Development Librarian
Aubrey R. Watzek Library
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, OR  97219-7899
Tel:  503-768-7268
Fax:  503-768-7282