Of budgets and boycotts: the battle over open access publishing

Medeiros, Norm Of budgets and boycotts: the battle over open access publishing. OCLC Systems & Services, 2004, vol. 20, n. 1, pp. 7-10. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article recounts the history of electronic journals, and the evolution of library processes to manage them. The article reviews recent controversies regarding the future of electronic publishing, and describes one important and innovative electronic publisher, the Public Library of Science.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: electronic journals, e-journals, electronic publishing, open access, Public Library of Science, PLoS
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum.
Depositing user: Norm Medeiros
Date deposited: 14 Apr 2004
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 11:58
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/4740


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