Re: Magafile users? (Sharon Reed) Marcia Tuttle 29 Dec 1998 13:38 UTC

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Date: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 08:19:47 -0500
From: Sharon Reed <sreed@GETTYSBURG.EDU>
Subject: Re: Magafile users? (Joe Rose)

We also had the same problem with Magafile.  We now order from Gaylord and
Brodart.  There isn't the range of sizes and you pay a little more.  The
magafiles in the stacks keep getting recycled when microfilm arrives, but
we will soon be out of the most popular sizes.

At 06:53 AM 12/29/98 -0500, you wrote:
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>Date: Mon, 28 Dec 1998 21:57:11 -0500
>From: A Rose <4buds@GTE.NET>
>Subject: Magafile users?
>Hello all,
>For several years now, my library has used a product called the "Magafile"
>(from a company in St. Louis) to store our unbound periodicals on the
>shelves.  Last year we placed an order and waited, and waited, and
>waited.... After several phone calls answered only by a recording, I
>finally happened to get a human on the line who told me the shipment would
>be sent "next week."  Again, we waited, and waited, and ....  We never
>received the products, and finally had to cancel in order to buy another
>filing container.
>My question(s): has anybody else who uses the Magafile product had
>problems trying to get orders filled?  Does anyone know whether or not the
>company is still in business?  Has anyone else found a product similar?
>(We liked it because of the large number of different sizes for the myriad
>number of periodicals sizes.)
>Joe H. Rose
>Florida College
>119 N. Glen Arven Ave.
>Temple Terrace, FL
Sharon Reed
Serials Dept.
Musselman Library
Gettysburg College
300 N. Washington St.
Gettysburg PA 17325