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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.
I read just yesterday that the average university library spends 70% of its
acquisitions budget on journals. The 3-times-a-week journal Nuclear Physics
costs $18,000 per annum.

Dan Franklin
Village Typographers, Inc.
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