The definitive version of this article appears in full in Serials Review, v.29, iss. 4 (Winter 2003): 265-266, as part of an editorial titled "Reflections about the Faxon Company," containing several contributions. Published by Elsevier Inc. doi:10/1016/j.serrev.2003.10.009


Connie Foster, editor of Serials Review, opens this issue with reflections about the Faxon Company. She is joined by several contributors who had close ties with the subscription agency, either as former employees or clients. In an effort to document some of the milestones of the Faxon Company and results of an upheaval in the business community with the bankruptcy of divine/RoweCom/Faxon Library Services, the contributors also willingly share some experiences with and insights about a former serials subscription agency giant with services that spanned three centuries.


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