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Re: Highwire & library logos for web resources

At 2/3/00 06:45 PM, Peter McDonald wrote:

>Thanks for the update on Highwire. It matters not the precise mechanism
>that permits libraries to educate users as to who exactly is paying
>for/licensing/providing the product they are using on the web. Whether
>it's a text string or a gif or some other banner - - getting the library's
>name up there at the header of the product and at subsequent title pages
>is the key thing. Good for you guys at Highwire!
>Like everything else it's only a matter of time if we give a big
>collective push before vendors and publishers provide us with this
>licensing stamp. Technically it's a snap but the wheels of product
>development move slowly. Using Highwire and netLibrary as benchmarks as we
>negotiatie with other vendors makes the road forward easier.


Indeed, the wheels of product development do move slowly at times.  I have 
long admired this feature of Highwire's presentation and had it on my list 
for the next rewrite of journal delivery system.

Evan Owens, Electronic Publishing Manager,
Journals Division, The University of Chicago Press
5608 S. Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 753 3375  Fax: (773) 753 3383