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Re: FW: [SERIALST] Newsweek going digital - what is your library doing? Patricia Pettijohn (12 Dec 2012 19:10 UTC)

Re: FW: [SERIALST] Newsweek going digital - what is your library doing? Patricia Pettijohn 12 Dec 2012 19:10 UTC

Cancelling, and not worrying about it either. It's Newsweek, not the
New York Times. (Oh  wait, the NYT hasn't really figured out a good
institutional pricing model either....:)

Patricia Pettijohn

Head, Collection Development & Technical Services
Nelson Poynter Memorial Library
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
140 7th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-873-4407
patricia@mail.usf.edu

So the America I loved still exists, if not in the White House or the
Supreme Court or the Senate or the House of Representatives or the
media.
The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries.
~ Kurt Vonnegut August 11, 2004

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Pennington, Buddy D.
<penningtonb@umkc.edu> wrote:
> We are cancelling our subscription and will rely on access in our databases.
>
>
>
> Buddy Pennington
>
> Director of Collections and Access Management
>
> Miller Nichols Library
>
> University of Missouri - Kansas City
>
> 816-235-1548
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> UMKC Libraries: Where great minds meet!
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> From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
> [mailto:SERIALST@list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Sarah D Tusa
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:52 AM
> To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: Re: [SERIALST] Newsweek going digital - what is your library doing?
>
>
>
> My sense is that if Newsweek is only going to be available via e-mail, then
> they do not intend to support institutional subscriptions -- at least not
> yet.   I think that trying to set up wider access via an e-mail address
> probably not only violates the terms of the subscription, but gives Newsweek
> revenue they don't deserve.  If we keep paying them, they think it's okay to
> continue this restrictive model, while at the same time, we could get in
> trouble.
>
> (At the same time, I dread seeing what an institutional subscription will
> cost, if they figure that out!)
>
> Sarah
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: "Cyndi MacCluggage" <cmacclugg@HARTFORD.EDU>
> To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:36:11 AM
> Subject: [SERIALST] Newsweek going digital - what is your library doing?
>
> Good morning,
>
>
>
> As you may have heard, Newsweek is going "digital only" starting Jan 2013.
> My understanding is that the only subscription option Newsweek will offer is
> sending the issue to an email address, which isn't at all conducive to
> library-patron usage.
>
>
>
> I'm wondering what libraries are going to do with the subscription - will
> you cancel it? Try to find some way to share the issue electronically, (and
> legally, of course) with your patrons?
>
>
>
> If you could please share with me what you plan to do (or share with the
> list, if others are curious), that would be wonderful.
>
>
>
> Thanks so much!
>
> -Cyndi
>
>
>
> Cyndi MacCluggage
> Mortensen Library - Serials Specialist
> University of Hartford
> 200 Bloomfield Avenue
> West Hartford, CT 06117
> cmacclugg@hartford.edu
> 860-768-4811
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