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Sticker Shock: The Price of Library Resources
Below are a few examples of information resources the Library invests in every year to support the research needs of the UCSF community. The prices are compared to goods and services outside of the Library.
Library Resource (2008 price) Compares to . . .
Blood (print & online) = $1,250 Round trip airfare between San Francisco and Moscow,
Science online = $12,000 One carat Tiffany diamond ring
Brain Research (online) = $22,000 2008 Toyota Camry XLE
MD Consult = $39,500 One year undergraduate education at Stanford University (tuition and room and board)