[LINK] All UK (and world) uni research online and free?
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Wed Aug 4 23:34:46 EST 2004
At 21:28 4/08/2004 +1000, Stephen Loosley wrote:
>Hi all ..
>Possibly a landmark report for the whole world.
>(Eg, the final paragraph of this UK Gov Report)
>And at the UK Parliament website referenced above, here is the summary
>page for the Committee's report. It appears to make a lot of sense, imho:
> > Academic libraries are struggling to purchase subscriptions to all the
>journal titles needed by their users.
>This is due both to the high and increasing journal prices imposed by
>commercial publishers and the inadequacy of library budgets to meet the
>demands placed upon them by a system supporting an ever increasing volume of
Doesn't this come back to the "legal deposit" discussion from last
week? You mean the UK doesn't have such legislation in place causing
publications to be sent?
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