Selling of Journals, Donations of Journals, mostly Jstor Ken Siegert 24 Feb 2010 17:18 UTC


We are looking at *maybe* withdrawing large runs of journal material, mostly duplicated on Jstor.  I have a few questions.

Has anyone had any luck in selling their old Jstor material?  Typically, the Periodicals Service Company is the only company that is ever interested in our material, although rarely in our Jstor material.

What about donating the material?  Is the shipping cost prohibitive?  I know that some companies, like United States Book Exchange won't even take Jstor titles.

When others have withdrawn their Jstor print collections, how have you handled the process?  Have you done it all at once as a summer project, pulled titles on an on-going basis?




Ken Siegert
Acquisitions Assistant
Electronic Resources & Periodicals / U.S. Documents
Shadek-Fackenthal Library
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA  17604-3003

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