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RE: puzzled by self-archiving thread

There are a lot of ways of measuring use in libraries other than 
circulation.  For print journals, one popular measure is the 
reshelving rate.  If something is never taken off the shelf, we 
wonder why it's there.  Of course all journals are not judged 
equally: a journal that has thousands of pages a year and a high 
cost that's little used might be judged more harshly than a low 
cost small footprint journal with the same amount of use. And of 
course there are journal citation reports, faculty requests, 
whether our institution is strong in a given area, etc.  All of 
these come into play at my library when we decide to cancel a 

Jim Morgan