Who reads journals in hardcopy?

A few weeks ago, the Weather Center library held a sale of old journals.   Every body in the building was encouraged to donate, and as you can see, a lot of people did.  The problem was that no one was buying -- it probably all ended up in the recycle bin. 

I don't know why AMS still insists on printing this stuff.  Softcopies are much less expensive:  it costs several hundred dollars to have color images on paper, but the increased bandwidth and storage space for color is negligible.  When was the last time you saw a black-and-white graph or image on the internet?

Not to mention that electronic versions are far more convenient. You can't grep a dead tree, can you?

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