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Re: Question for Peter and friends

One of the things we all need to be aware of is that in the past years the
aquisitions budgets at most libraries have declined, or at the least not
increased. At the same time costs have have sky-rocketed, especially for
journals. So, logically the fluff, and that's unfortunately what much of
what we produce is gets cut out. I wish it wasn't so.



Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L

On Wed, 7 Apr 1999, Caryl Seidenberg wrote:

> great libraries, the U. of Iowa and the U. of Chicago for example, are not
> buying limited ed. books or maybe not even buying books. I have been able to
> sell this book to several very hotshot libraries, Yale, Stanford, Vassar,
> Wellesley etc. but for each sale  there's another shocking reply about going
> digital etc. from a venerable old establishment. I have done 3 books before
> this one and never had the job of peddling like now.
> Caryl

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