Re: Savings from Converting to On-Line-Only: 30%- or 70%+ ?

From: Jesse Martin <> <harnad_at_COGSCI.SOTON.AC.UK>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 12:13:43 -0400

Jonathan Baron wrote about:

>1. contributions from scholarly societies;
>2. subscription fees for the paper version of the journal, for
>those who still want it;
>3. subscription fees for an early version of the web edition
>(i.e., the free version is delayed by a few months).

I would be curious to hear what the major research libraries have to
say since they are the ones who will appear to receive the greatest
benefit (financially) from conversion. The only dialog I have been
able to identify is from publishers defending their stake
(understandable), scholars (who make little if anything from the whole
process), and what I think are representatives from societies who
appear to be caught somewhere in the middle.

Jesse Martin
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