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Re: Weeding of Print Titles in JSTOR Archives Products Laura Secord 08 Sep 2016 19:25 UTC

We have been routinely weeding anything that is in JSTOR Archives
packages for several years now, regardless of subject or the presence
of pictures or music.  We have not had any complaints from faculty
from any department.

On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Barbara Pope <> wrote:
> Hi, everyone.
> We subscribe to several of the JSTOR Archives packages and have done
> considerable amount of weeding of our print and microfilm based on our JSTOR
> Archives access.  I have been hesitant to weed anything that is an art
> journal or others that might have pictures, illustrations, or music in them.
> Has anyone gotten a handle on how good the images present in the print
> journal look compared to the same in the JSTOR content?  Have any faculty at
> your institutions been resistant to weeding such journals from the
> collection?  I am going to compare some issues that have pictures,
> illustrations, or music and compare them, but I also wanted to get a feel
> for what other institutions are doing.
> Sincerely,
> Barbara M. Pope, MALS
> Periodicals/Reference Librarian
> Axe Library
> Pittsburg State University
> 1701 S. Broadway
> Pittsburg KS  66672
> 620-235-4884
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Laura J. Secord
Serials & Preservation Librarian
DeWitt Wallace Library
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105


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