[SABR Info] Proquest and Heritage Quest Database Access

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Mon Jun 12 00:29:44 UTC 2006

On Jun 11, 2006, at 20:10, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>>> Who will still have access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers?
>>>  University libraries?  Other?
>> Academic and public libraries.  I don't know what it would cost
>> individuals to subscribe.
> My expectation is that it would cost _extremely_ large sums of money
> to subscribe.

I priced it a few years ago. I don't remember the exact numbers but I
remember calculating that it would be cheaper to get access through a
university by taking a three-credit course at about $800 a credit
hour each semester.

Grant Barrett
gbarrett at worldnewyork.org

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