Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

7-1998

Journal or Book Title

College and Research Libraries

Volume

59

Issue

4

First Page

362

Last Page

376

Abstract

This study uses the list of periodicals indexed by Alternative Press Index to examine the holdings rates of alternative press titles in U.S. ARL libraries. Holdings rates are examined by library, by title, and by subject category. Alternative press titles are not widely held in U.S. ARL libraries. Titles falling into categories such as leftist/Marxist politics, gay/lesbian, and labor are particularly underrepresented in library holdings, as are titles that are newsletters or magazines. The impact of these low holdings rates on scholars, students, and archival library collections is discussed.

Comments

This article is from College and Research Libraries 59 (1998): 362–376. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Association of College and Research Libraries

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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