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Project Muse Incorporates Journals from Other University Presses

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Project Muse Incorporates Journals from Other University Presses

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Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP) has announced that Project MUSE, the on-line journals database developed and managed by JHUP, will offer online access to scholarly journals published by other university presses. Beginning with the 2000 subscription-year term, over 40 respected titles will be added to the database, doubling its full-text offerings. Contracts have been signed with Duke University Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, the University of Hawaii Press, and the Indiana University Press.

Forty-five new journal titles are committed for inclusion in Project MUSE's full-text offerings for next year, which, with the 46 JHUP titles currently in the database, brings the total number of journals available in MUSE to 91. With further discussions now underway, it is feasible that as many as 21 more titles could yet be added by the year 2000.

With the addition of the new titles to Project MUSE, a number of flexible subscription options will be available to institutions wishing to access either all or a selection of the journals offered. Details on the packages available, as well as preliminary pricing and discount plans, will be discussed at the meeting at ALA. …

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