On Fri, 26 Feb 1999, Marla K. Roberson wrote: The cheapest way to ship to India from USA is by M-Bag - it costs about $ 1 for a pound of books. Your post office will give you directions as to how to pack the books for a M-Bag ! Dr Malpani, MD > Good morning all, > > I meant to put this question on earlier this week and I don't THINK I did. > But it has been a long week, so if I've have already posted it, just ignore > this. > > I'm also on the BackMed list (exchange list for medical journals/books). I > have had a request to send some of my duplicates to India. I've done some > cost checking and it is very expensive (cheapest way I have located so far > is $30US for 13 pounds). The person I am sending this to in India has > suggested shipping via boat. My mail people have no idea how to do this. > Can anyone suggest the process this involves or who I should contact? Does > anyone else have any ideas for sending out of country or know of anyone > going to India that might like to take some journals for me. I know there > are various organizations that do this, but I have no idea if they would > deliver to a specific place. > > Thanks for the help. > > Marla Roberson > Children's Hospital of Oklahoma City > [log in to unmask] > (405)271-5699; (405)271-3017 (fax) > HELP - Health Education Library for People Om Chambers, Kemps Corner Bombay 400 036, India. Tel: 91-22-368 3334; 368 1014. FAX: 91-22-2150223 email: [log in to unmask] Website: www.healthlibrary.com - many free online fulltext books on health Information is the Best Prescription World's largest consumer health library !