131.2 JOLANDA VON HAGEN DIES DECEMBER 12, 1994, Marcia Tuttle
131.3 ACRL JOURNAL COSTS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES DISCUSSION GROUP, Cindy Hepfer
131.3 FROM THE MAILBOX
I am happy to announce that there is an easier way to access and retrieve the back issues of the _Newsletter on Serials Pricing Issues_. In addition to the archive at firstname.lastname@example.org, the entire file of the pricing newslet- ter is available through the Davis Library gopher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The address of the university's gopher is sunsite.oit.unc.edu. From the main menu select The UNC-Chapel Hill Internet Library, then item #4 Electronic Journals, and finally item #2 _Newsletter on Seri- als Pricing Issues_. The issues are grouped by year. We are in the process of loading the newsletter issues on the library's World Wide Web, and I will give full instructions for this means of access when the loading is complete and WAIS indexing is available.131.2 JOLANDA VON HAGEN DIES DECEMBER 29, 1994
Marcia Tuttle, email@example.com.
Word has come from family and friends of Jolanda Luise von Hagen (nee Huel- lein) of her death on December 29, 1994, after a severe illness. Mrs. von Hagen was for many years head of Springer-Verlag New York and active in STM. It was during that time that she and I became professional friends. I always had great respect for Mrs. von Hagen, and over the years I developed an affection for her. I have missed her professional companionship since she left the United States. A memorial service was held on January 9, 1995, at the Cemetery Chapel in Dossenheim, Germany. Mrs. von Hagen's urn was interred in the Hagen family grave at Wasbuettel with only closest family and friends in attendance. The family suggests that donations, if desired, be made to the Children's Cancer Unit, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany, Account Number 345, Volksbank Meckesheim BLZ 672 633 95.131.3 ACRL JOURNAL COSTS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES DISCUSSION GROUP
Cindy Hepfer, SUNY at Buffalo Health Sciences Library, HSLCINDY@UBVM.cc.buffalo.edu.
ALA MIDWINTER SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2:00-4:00PM PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER, ROOM 103B Topic: NEGOTIATING PRICES AND LICENSE AGREEMENTS FOR NETWORKED ELECTRONIC INFORMATION Discussion Group Chair/Moderator: Cindy Hepfer, Head of Serials Department, Health Sciences Library, State University of New York at Buffalo Speakers: Trisha Davis, Head of Continuation Acquisition Division, Ohio State University Beverlee French, Assistant University Librarian for Sciences & Sys- tems, University of California, Davis Sean Haggerty, Business Development Manager, SilverPlatter Informa- tion Inc. Karen Hunter, Vice President and Assistant to the Chairman, Elsevier Science Publishers Judy Luther, Senior Manager, North American Sales, Institute for Scientific Information Join us for a stimulating panel presentation and discussion on negotiating prices and license agreements for networked electronic information. Biblio- graphic databases and full text databases will both be addressed. Addition- ally, two points of view will be represented, those of the libraries and the information producers/providers. We will talk about several possible types of network license agreements, different sizes and configurations of networks, and the pricing philosophies/policies of the different companies represented on the panel.131.4 FROM THE MAILBOX
The mailbox is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
From: Carolyn Kotlas, Institute for Academic Technology, UNC-Chapel Hill, email@example.com (January 10, 1995): Thanks for reprinting the article about Andrew Odlyzko's paper. He has a revised edition now and the retrieval information that was in my article has changed. I've gotten a couple of email messages from your subscribers who have had problems getting the paper, so I'm sending you Andrew's mes- sage about the revision and where it is in case you want to include an update in a future issue of your newsletter. ======attached message======== >From Andrew Odlyzko, firstname.lastname@example.org: The latest revision of my essay, "Tragic loss or good riddance? The impend- ing demise of traditional scholarly journals" is now available. As before, this revision consists of a condensed and a full version. The condensed version has appeared in the Notices Amer. Math. Soc., vol. 42 (Jan. 1995), pp. 49-53, and is to be reprinted in Deutsche Math. Ver. Mit- teilungen and (in a French translation by D. Foata) in Gazette des mathema- ticiens. The full version will be published in Intern. J. Human-Computer Studies (formerly Intern. J. Man-Machine Studies) and reprinted in "Electronic Publishing Confronts Academia: The Agenda for the Year 2000," Robin P. Peek and Gregory B. Newby, eds., MIT Press/ASIS monograph, MIT Press, 1995. It has also been published in the electronic J. Univ. Comp. Sci., pilot issue, 1994 (URL http://hyperg.iicm.tu-graz.ac.at). I am very grateful to the many correspondents whose corrections and com- ments have substantially improved this work. The condensed version differs only slightly from that of July 16, 1994. The full version has been modified a bit more, but even there, the changes have not been extensive. The main difference for most readers might be the availability of PostScript versions of the typeset manuscripts. Available files: file name size description --------- ---- ----------- tragic.loss.diffs 2 KB brief description of differences between the complete versions of Jul. 16 and Nov. 6, 1994 tragic.loss.txt 219 KB ordinary text of both short and full versions, and the description of differences between the complete versions of Jul. 16 and Nov. 6, 1994 tragic.loss.short.ps 102 KB PostScript of short version tragic.loss.long.ps 387 KB PostScript of full version To obtain all these files through email, send the message send tragic.loss.diffs from att/math/odlyzko send tragic.loss.txt from att/math/odlyzko send tragic.loss.short.ps from att/math/odlyzko send tragic.loss.long.ps from att/math/odlyzko mailsize 200k to email@example.com, where "mailsize 200k" is an optional command that will ensure messages are kept under 200 KB each. These versions are also available on WWW at URL ftp://netlib.att.com/netlib/att/math/odlyzko/index.html.Z Ftp access is available on machine netlib.att.com. After logging in as "anonymous" and giving the full email address as password, do cd netlib/att/math/odlyzko binary get tragic.loss.txt.Z to obtain a copy of the (compressed) text version, for example. Comments are solicited. ---------- >From Laura Gasaway, Law Librarian, UNC-Chapel Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org (December 29, 1994): I have just received word that the 2d Circuit denied Texaco's petition for rehearing. This was not a surprise since courts don't like to grant rehear- ings -- it is sort of an admission that the court made a mistake earlier. The court amended its earlier opinion slightly. I should receive a copy soon. I thought you might like to put a short news note in the next issue of your newsletter. ---------- >From Chris Schneider, Gordon & Breach, email@example.com, in response to questions on serialst about the publisher's pricing policies as listed in a chart on its 1995 price list: Pursuant to our previous communication on serialst, there are two items that are unfortunately misleading and that we are correcting -- with all apologies for the confusion, of course. 1. Interlibrary lending -- It is allowed under all vertical columns as long as it falls within Fair Use. 2. Please disregard the reference to Swiss law. This was errantly included and is fully retracted. Thank you and please let me know if you have any more questions.
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