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Tuesday, December 09, 2003
HighWire Press Provides Open Packaging to Online Journal Subscribers  
A solution to the problem of libraries being offered bundles of journals, containing many titles that they don't want?

"Now HighWire Press, the librarian-led journal aggregator from Stanford University, has launched a new subscription program called Shop for Journals ( Initiated by a group of scholarly society publishers participating in HighWire, the new pricing/subscription model offers an alternative to the �Big Deal� packages and allows librarians to create their own packages using tiered pricing tied to library type."

From Information Today.


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