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SAGE Journals Now Available to the Michigan Library Consortium


David Horwitz
Vice President of Sales
SAGE Publications

Participating libraries gain access to complete list of SAGE journals

Thousand Oaks, CA; London, UK; and New Delhi, India (August 28, 
2006) - SAGE Publications and CSA announced today that an 
agreement has been signed, providing a comprehensive offering of 
SAGE journals; known as SAGE Collections Plus, to the Michigan 
Library Consortium (MLC).

The three-year agreement provides the twenty participating MLC 
libraries with SAGE Collections Plus, comprised of the ten 
discipline-specific SAGE Full-Text Collections, available on the 
CSA Illumina platform, and the remaining SAGE Journals available 
on the SAGE Journals Online platform, powered by HighWire Press. 
The Collections Plus offering will provide MLC members with 
access to over 400 SAGE journals.

"We're delighted to provide the participating Michigan libraries 
with access to our peer-reviewed journals in the social science 
and STM disciplines, many of which are ISI ranked," commented 
David Horwitz, SAGE's Vice President of Sales. "Now MLC libraries 
will join other consortia participants who have been enjoying 
access to high-quality journals published by SAGE and 
participating societies."

"Our consortium represents the majority of Michigan four-year 
academic research libraries where a huge amount of research is 
conducted," remarked Diana Mitchell, Member Services Manager of 
the MLC. "We're pleased that our members will now be able to 
delve even deeper into their studies with this new addition of 
SAGE journals."


About SAGE

SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of 
journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, 
and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and 
educate a global community of scholars, 
practitioners,researchers, and students spanning a wide range of 
subject areas, including business, humanities, social sciences, 
and science, technology, and medicine. SAGE Publications, a 
privately owned corporation, has principal offices in Thousand 
Oaks, California, London, United Kingdom, and New Delhi, India. 

About CSA

CSA is a worldwide information company that publishes and 
distributes 100 bibliographic and full-text databases and 
journals in four primary editorial areas: natural sciences, 
social sciences, arts & humanities, and technology. www.csa.com

About Michigan Library Consortium

MLC is a non-profit membership organization comprised of all 
types of Michigan libraries. MLC provides libraries with a 
convenient, single point of contact for training, group 
purchasing, and technical support for electronic resources. MLC 
saves member libraries time and money.

Valerie Johns
Senior Marketing Manager
SAGE Publications