on 11/13/2007 Rachel Ben-Eliezer <email@example.com> wrote
> A couple of years ago we purchased the H.W.Wilson Science Fulltext
> database. Lately I have noticed that a number of journals that should
> have so called "full text" (PDF) are missing graphs, pictures and
> tables. So in fact "full text" is not really full text which also means
> that cancelling the print version would be out of the question. How does
> one go about checking which journals are affected? Is it just a random
> Is this policy deliberate on the part of the publisher or the
> aggregator? If so why - copyright reasons? or to ensure continued
> revenue through individual subscriptions.
> I mention Wilson but I think this probably happens with other databases
> I would be interested to hear your comments.
It's not just Wilson. Clearly you still need earlier
formats such as print and micro. For example:
The Chicago Tribune full text archive does not include:
* Birth Announcements
* Legal Notices
* Sports Statistics
* Real Estate listings
* Weather Pages
The Chicago Tribune historic article image archive does not
include articles from 10/1/1854 - 12/31/1860 or from 1/1/1870 - 12/31/1874.
Paid death notices prior to July 1, 2000 (death notices from years prior to 1985
can be found in the historic archive.
Former editor PUBLISHING RESEARCH QUARTERLY