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RE: BMJ Journals publishing-what are they doing!
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- From: "Rick Anderson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 23:53:31 EST
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> I reserve my real anger for the medical publishers who base their rates on > the total enrollment, making no difference between a university like > UNC-Charlotte or Princeton without a medical school, and a university the > same size where half the people are working in medicine. They usually > justify their policy on the basis of "simplicity." That's one of my favorite publisher arguments. "But the pricing plan is so simple! How can you object?" Same thing for licenses. I tell all these publishers the same thing: I'd much prefer a license or pricing schedule that's complicated and reasonable to one that's simple and unreasonable. ------------- Rick Anderson Director of Resource Acquisition The University Libraries University of Nevada, Reno "All Reviews in the world 1664 No. Virginia St. begin with the intention Reno, NV 89557 of being virtuous. None PH (775) 784-6500 x273 have been." FX (775) 784-1328 -- Gustave Flaubert email@example.com