Re: AnthroSource and Wiley-Blackwell Ken Siegert 23 Jan 2009 20:37 UTC

Hi Peter,

Same here at F&M.  I have been in contact with someone at Wiley and
am waiting on a response.  Late last week or earlier this week, I
spoke with Dion @ AnthroSource.  He said that Wiley doesn't have
rights to some of the older materials, and that might be why access
is either being denied or we are receiving an error message (#4090).

I also found that some of the older content just isn't there anymore
(Contributions of the Latin American Anthropology Group, large
sections of Latin American Anthropology Review).

For those using Serials Solutions, I also found about 12 of the
titles that have the wrong updated URL (which is supplied by
Anthrosource or Wiley).  They are older titles, and the URLs have the
original ISSN numbers.  The ISSN in the links need to be for the
current or most recent title.  I mentioned this to the Wiley rep as

This is very frustrating . . . Wiley has created a lot of problems in
the last 6 months, first with the Blackwell takeover and now with


On Jan 23, 2009, at 1:48 PM, Peter Picerno wrote:

> I've found no access to the following titles in AnthroSource and
> wondered if anyone else came up with the same list of inaccessible
> content:
> Anthropology And Humanism Quarterly
> Anthropology news
> Anthropology newsletter
> Communicator : newsletter of the Council on Nutritional Anthropology
> CSAS Bulletin Central States Anthropological Society
> General Anthropology Bulletin of the General Anthropology Division
> Journal of Latin American anthropology
> Latin American anthropology review
> Newsletter (Program in Ethnographic Film)
> Newsletter (Society for the Anthropology of Visual Communication)
> PIEF newsletter
> Society for Visual Anthropology review
> Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication
> SVA newsletter
> SVA review
> Peter V. Picerno
> Serials & E-Resources
> Asst. Head, Resource Development
> Green Library GL 810
> Florida International University
> University Park
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> Fax: 305.348.1798
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> [] On Behalf Of Martha Spicuzza
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> We had broken links appear for the AnthroSource titles when running
> our URL checker on the brief records we create from the
> SerialsSolutions download.  Also, there is a lot of content no
> longer available on the new site.  I'm just adding this to the
> Wiley/Blackwell problem pile.
> Martha Spicuzza
> Technical Services Librarian/Serials
> Hillsdale College Mossey Library
> 33 E College Street
> Hillsdale MI 49242
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> [] On Behalf Of Ken Siegert
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 10:47 AM
> Subject: [SERIALST] AnthroSource and Wiley-Blackwell
> Hello!
> Maybe I missed this, but I don't remember seeing anything on the
> list- serv about this change.
> This morning, someone in ILL called me because our AnthroSource URL
> wasn't working for Latin American Anthropology Group Contributions
> (Vol. 1 1976).  We have all of our AnthroSource URLs listed as
> http:// (xxxx standing for the
> title's abbreviation).  I looked at it and got an error message
> that the page couldn't be found.  I dropped the /loi/xxxx, and was
> able to connect to AnthroSource.
> When I got there, I discovered that 1) not all of the previous
> content is on the AnthroSource site anymore, 2) the pdf and html
> links take the user to Wiley-Blackwell (initially, many of the
> articles came up with an error message #4090 on the W-B site), 3)
> the content that is no longer on AnthroSource is available on W-B,
> but if it is earlier than 1997 we are prompted for a username/
> password.
> Concerning missing content, here's an example.  With the old
> version of AnthroSource, we had Vol. 1-6 (1989-94) of Latin
> American Anthropology Review, now only Vol. 1 is listed on the
> AnthroSource website (under the title Journal of Latin American and
> Caribbean Anthropology).
> I also found that the official changes began on 12/22/08  -- click
> here for the link.
> After all of the problems we had when Wiley & Blackwell merged this
> past summer, it appears that we are going to have the same problems
> with AnthroSource.
> Anyone else have problems??
> Thanks,
> Ken

Ken Siegert
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