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"Mittelman, David" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 4 Apr 2017 15:17:35 -0400
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Dear Tom,

I was able to access the article through the Brown University subscription.


On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 12:09 PM, Tom Lynch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Colleagues,
> (apologies for cross-posting)
> As you may or may not know, all of the issues of *Western American
> Literature* are (in theory) available online. The issues since 2010 are
> on Project Muse. The prior issues are on JSTOR.
> One ought to be able to go to one's library website, enter the JSTOR
> portal, and do a search to pull up any of the old articles. I've
> discovered, however, that JSTOR is available in a variety of "collections,"
> and that many libraries do not subscribe to all of the collections,
> including collection XIII, which is the one that contains *WAL*. Alas, my
> own library does not do so. (I've now requested that they do.)
> So I'm thinking if my library at a Big 10 research I institution does not
> subscribe to that collection, then probably most university libraries do
> not do so. And hence most of our articles pre-2010 that are on JSTOR are
> not available to very many people.
> Those of you who have read this email this far, I'd like to ask you to
> test this out. Could you access your library's website, go to the JSTOR
> portal, and do a search for one of the old articles. At random I've
> selected
> "Character and Landscape: Frank Waters' Colorado Trilogy"
> Western American Literature
> Vol. 2, No. 3 (FALL 1967)
> A title search should do the trick. If your library subscribes to JSTOR
> collection XIII, then you should have access to this article when you do a
> search. If your library does not subscribe, then you will not find it
> there.
> If you could let me know if you do or do not find that article, that will
> help me out. I have a project in mind to increase access to WAL articles
> online, but if most libraries don't subscribe, it may not be worth my time.
> Thanks, Tom
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