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Re: Some background information on agreement UKB & Elsevier Science

Surely this is just another consortium agreement but for five years rather
than three or is there something different?

Anthony Watkinson
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----- Original Message -----
From: David Goodman <dgoodman@Princeton.EDU>
To: <liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 2:46 AM
Subject: Re: Some background information on agreement UKB & Elsevier Science

> I can understand how in the Netherlands Elsevier is seen as an institution
> deserving continuing national support. I am not sure that other countries
> could think it justifiable to commit themselves on a national basis to
> guaranteeing the existence of any particular commercial publisher.  This
> does not mean that I think it necessarily irrational for an individual
> institution to subscribe to Elsevier titles, some of which are excellent.
> David Goodman
> Biology Librarian, and
> Co-Chair, Electronic Journals Task Force
> Princeton University Library
> dgoodman@princeton.edu         http://www.princeton.edu/~biolib/
> phone: 609-258-3235            fax: 609-258-2627
> _________________
>Azim Koning (UBA) wrote:
>Amsterdam, 27 June 2000
>Agreement between academic libraries in the Netherlands and Elsevier
>Last year, the academic libraries in the Netherlands, associated in UKB
>(all University Libraries, the Royal Library, and the library of the
>Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) took up a position in the
>debate on developments referring scientific information. One of its
>important elements focused on the price increases of scientific journals,
>another element on the gradual though rapid transition into digital
> ...