Electronic journals: impact on scholarly communication, user and library

Kumar, Shiv and Grover, V.-K. Electronic journals: impact on scholarly communication, user and library., 2007 [Preprint]

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Electronic journals are increasing day by day. The changes are taking place in infrastructure of libraries due to electronic journals’ related issues. This paper deals with different aspects of electronic journals and their impact on users, authors, indexing services, scholarly communication, accessibility and libraries. The academics are still in the process of adopting this medium. There is variation in the use of electronic journals from discipline to discipline. The electronic journal publishing is growing. Researchers have positive attitude towards electronic journals. Budget allocation for journals has been shifting from print to electronic form, which has necessitated a change in collection development policies of libraries. The article describes all such aspects of electronic journals.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Electronic Journal,Scholarly communication, User, Impact
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
Depositing user: Dr. Shiv Kumar
Date deposited: 18 Apr 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16857


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Kumar, S. and Grover, V. K. (2007), “Electronic journals: Impact on scholarly communication, user and Library”, Library Herald, Vol. 45 No.4, pp. 325-336.


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