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Dan Robinson wrote:
 > To put this in plainer language, what Mark is describing is known as
 > an 'embargo'.  Embargos can run from days to months to
 > as much as year, sometimes more. Journal lists are available to
 > anyone and are not restricted to the subscribers. There is usually a
 > link from the vendor's main website.

But this does not explain why EBSCO has the title ahead of ProQuest,
unless you mean that the embargoes are different for different
database vendors.  Are they?  Is this an individual contract issue
between, say, Newsweek and UMI, rather than a blanket policy of

Thanks for the information!

Mark Williams
Colton High School
Colton, CA  92324
"I'll have to admit that he's a very competent scholar."
  "Isn't he just a librarian?" Garion asked, "somebody who looks after books?"
  "That's where all the rest of scholarship starts, Garion.  All the books in
the world won't help you if they're just piled up in a heap." (David
Eddings "King of the Murgos.")

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