SomeOne writes \"Medical and engineering students at Ohio State University have football players to thank for keeping up their subscriptions to journals such as Metallurgy, Cell and Brain Research.
A portion of the university\'s royalties from sales of licensed merchandise such as hats, sweat shirts and a planned crystal football go to the university libraries,
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They say we split about $250,000 in royalties are split yearly among the main, medical and law collections. It\'s a small part of their $13 million acquisitions budget, but helps guard against the 6 percent to 10 percent yearly increases in subscription costs.