September 26, 2012
As Chemistry Journals' Prices Rise, a Librarian Just Says No
The American Chemical Society publishes some of the best scholarly journals in the field. Jenica P. Rogers just can't afford them anymore.
Ms. Rogers, director of libraries at the State University of New York at Potsdam, won't be renewing her institutional subscription to the society's current online journals package. As of January 1, 2013, the Potsdam campus's chemistry faculty and students will make do with content from the Royal Society of Chemistry, Elsevier's ScienceDirect, and a