Re: Highwire Press Free Journals Cynthia Young 13 Mar 2008 15:05 UTC

Hi Barbara,

We've also had this issue brought to our attention recently.  I generally refer to the Highwire free title list:

I add a public note to any titles that only give access to "certain sections".

Hope that helps!

Cynthia Young, MLIS
Serials Acquisitions
5729 Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5729

"SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum"              <SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU> on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 5:29 PM -0500 wrote:
>Hello, everyone.  Our patrons like to use the Highwire Press Database
>and the Highwire Press Free Journals for their research.  We have the
>Highwire Press Free Journals set up in our Serials Solutions A to Z List
>and 360 Linker.  The main problem with this is that when patrons click
>on the url to go to an article, it isn't always free.  Some say it is
>free with a registration or something.  Does each individual title
>require a registration.  How do you all handle this problem?
>Thank you.
>Barbara Pope, MALS
>Periodicals/Reference Librarian
>Axe Library
>Pittsburg State University
>1701 S. Broadway
>Pittsburg KS  66762