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Re: Newspapers on sticks Fearer, Kathleen E (EED) (13 Apr 2010 18:34 UTC)

Re: Newspapers on sticks Fearer, Kathleen E (EED) 13 Apr 2010 18:34 UTC

We stopped using sticks several years ago, opting for just placing the
newspapers on a table instead.  We keep the most recent 4 or 5 issues or
so of the nine most popular newspapers on a table.  It is easier and
faster to use just the table, and we have not noticed any marked
increase in copies disappearing from the library.

Katie Fearer
Librarian, Periodicals
Alaska State Library
907-465-2988
kathleen.fearer@alaska.gov

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[mailto:SERIALST@list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Ken Siegert
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 4:40 AM
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Subject: [SERIALST] Newspapers on sticks

Hello!

Has anyone stopped using newspaper sticks?  If so, has it been a
problem?  We currently keep the following on sticks -- most recent daily
edition of the NYT, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia
Inquirer and our local paper; most recent Sunday edition of the NYT,
Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and our local paper.

Thanks,

Ken

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

Phone -     (717) 291-4219
Fax -     (717) 291-4160