We have also had a very large increase this year (we have had very few print
subs to Nature journals for the last two-three years).
Tony Kidd, Head of Serials/Document Delivery, Glasgow University
Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland, U.K.
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[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Marina Logan-Bruce
Sent: 05 May 2004 16:36
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Subject: Re: Nature price increases
yes we were also gobsmacked but we've paid up this year because of user
demand. our bill was about 50% up on last year
Marina Logan Bruce
Library Services Manager
St. George's Hospital Medical School
LONDON SW17 0RE
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From: James Watson <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2004 5:27 pm
Subject: Nature price increases
> Dear all,
> Here at UCL we've just received our quote for the renewal of the
> majorityof our Nature e-journals. I was rather shocked to discover
> that the price
> increase across the 14 titles was nearly 75% on last year.
> I contacted NPG about the large price increase and the reasons
> that were
> given were the introduction of COUNTER compliant stats and that the
> e-journals were previously under priced in comparison with the print.
> hmm. Seems like a big increase to me...
> Has everyone else out there had a similar experience?
> James Watson
> Electronic Journals Administrator
> Library Services
> University College London
> Gower Street
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