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Electronic Journals and Changes in Scholarly Article Seeking and Reading Patterns
Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives (2009)
  • Carol Tenopir, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Donald W. King
  • Sheri Edwards
  • Lei Wu
Abstract

By tracking the information-seeking and reading patterns of science, technology, medical and social science faculty members from 1977 to the present, this paper seeks to examine how faculty members locate, obtain, read, and use scholarly articles and how this has changed with the widespread availability of electronic journals and journal alternatives.

Keywords
  • User studies,
  • Scientists,
  • Electronic journals,
  • Libraries,
  • Information retrieval,
  • Reading
Publication Date
February, 2009
Citation Information
Carol Tenopir, Donald W. King, Sheri Edwards and Lei Wu. "Electronic Journals and Changes in Scholarly Article Seeking and Reading Patterns" Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives Vol. 61 Iss. 1 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/carol_tenopir/13/