NYT Online has its advantages, mainly in quickly finding most items.
I find it omits mastheads, advertising, and syndicated material
that the microfilm preserves along with matters of interest to
some historians, such as page makeup and position, type style, etc.
that indicate the relative importance of a piece according to the
Albert Henderson, former editor PUBLISHING RESEARCH QUARTERLY
From: Arbeeny, Pam <ARBEENY_P@FORTLEWIS.EDU>
Sent: Mon, Oct 12, 2009 5:21 pm
Subject: [SERIALST] New York Times on Microfilm
I would appreciate feedback about New York Times current
microfilm subscription to see if libraries are continuing with=2
not, what alternatives they are relying on for coverage.
I found a discussion thread relating to the question going
back a few years in the listserv archive, but two years seems an
changing patterns of use.
Collection Management Librarian
John F. Reed Library
Fort Lewis College