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November 2, 2000 | Reuters
U.S. research libraries are seeking to block the $4.5-billion sale of publisher Harcourt General Inc. to rivals Reed Elsevier and Thomson Corp., saying the deal will significantly raise prices for journals and textbooks. The not-for-profit Assn. of Research Libraries, which represents 120 libraries around the country, plans to meet next week with the U.S. Justice Department about the deal announced Oct. 27, an ARL official said.
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November 2, 2000 | Reuters
U.S. research libraries are seeking to block the $4.5-billion sale of publisher Harcourt General Inc. to rivals Reed Elsevier and Thomson Corp., saying the deal will significantly raise prices for journals and textbooks. The not-for-profit Assn. of Research Libraries, which represents 120 libraries around the country, plans to meet next week with the U.S. Justice Department about the deal announced Oct. 27, an ARL official said.
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September 5, 1990 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Those planning the library for brand-new Cal State San Marcos hope to avoid the stereotypical image of dusty books and aisles of card catalogues, and instead create a high-tech facility. Marion Reid, director of the library, also hopes to seize the opportunity to build a balanced library that focuses on more than Western classical works. The first task, of course, is to get some books.
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