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Re: Developing Nations initiatives

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Behney, Melissa A. (Information Services)"
To: <liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 11:28 PM
Subject: Developing Nations initiatives

> I'm working with a faculty member (government department) who would like
> to know if there have been any initiatives by publishers to increase
> access for developing nations to electronic publications in the social
> sciences. She is particularly interested in the rate structure for
> libraries and universities in African countries such as Uganda. She is
> aware of the initiatives undertaken to provide greater access to the
> scientific, medical, and technical literature through special pricing for
> developing nations. I've forwarded the recent announcement about the
> Knight Roundtable and the link to the Developing Nations Initiatives on
> the Liblicense home page. Any other suggestions?
> My thanks in advance. I hope this is an appropriate question for the list.
> Melissa Behney
> Research and Instruction Librarian
> Charles E. Shain Library
> Connecticut College
> 270 Mohegan Avenue
> New London, CT 06320
> (860)439-2444
> e-mail: mabeh@locust.conncoll.edu