Re: Journals without wrappers? Judy Washburn 28 Jan 2008 20:10 UTC
I work in serials in a medical library. We do receive a number of
issues without covers. 99% come undamaged. We like the customer
information printed on the journal. That way if we need to verify
our information for the publisher, it is not thrown out with the mailer.
At 08:50 AM 1/28/2008, you wrote:
>***Apologies for cross posting***
>Due to our own environmental concerns, and because some of our society
>partners are requesting it, we're investigating the feasibility of
>sending out some journals without wrappers. The cover of these journals
>would instead contain a sticker with address information which could be
>We understand that a number of journals, notably Nature and Science, are
>already sent out this way in the US?
>We would appreciate answers, on or off list, to the following questions:
>1. Do you receive journals without wrappers?
>2. If so, do they arrive damaged?
>3. Do you/how often do you have to raise claims to the publisher for
>Many thanks in advance.
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