New committee says paper collections are threatened, but librarians say that the information glut demands new acquisitions strategies
Librarians and scientific society officials say, however, that the problem of keeping abreast of scientific information is more complicated than the committee and its Bridgeport, Conn.-based consultant organizer, Albert Henderson, would make it appear. They say that part of the acquisitions problem is the rising cost of journals-- especially some of those produced by the commercial academic publishers. In addition, the increasing specialization...
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