What Librarians want: transplanting yesterday into tomorrow
Abstract:The electronic learned journal of tomorrow is likely to be substantially different from today’s print-on-paper precursor. The emphasis will be on accessibility for the individual user and the objective should be to combine the convenience of the local library collection with the organisation and support services typical of a large general collection. Publishers too will need to adopt access and pricing policies which give priority to the convenience of scholars and which acknowledge value-for-money arguments. Extrapolation from some present day trends may be a useful guide to the future. Parallel publishing itself is likely to be a temporary phenomenon, preceding exclusively electronic scholarly publication in many fields.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 1997
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