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2007 Volume 19, Number 1

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Institutional Challenges to Increased Library Provision of Electronic Materials

    Gareth J. Johnson

    The University of York is among the top universities in the United Kingdom, yet has not adopted all manner of electronic media. The University Library attempts to meet the demands placed upon it by... More

    pp. 3-14

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  2. Electronic Journal Delivery in Academic Libraries

    Stephen Crothers, Margaret Prabhu & Shirley Sullivan

    The authors recount experiences of the variety of problems and issues involved in providing access to electronic journals in a large academic library. The paper excludes concerns emanating from... More

    pp. 15-45

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  3. Electronic Reference Works and Library Budgeting Dilemma

    Ibironke O. Lawal

    The number of electronic resources has climbed up steadily in recent times. Some of these e-resources are reference sources, mostly in Science, Technology and Medicine (STM), which publishers... More

    pp. 47-62

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  4. Going E-Only: A Feasible Option in the Current UK Journals Marketplace?

    Martin Wolf

    Provides a case study of the acquisitions processes that were necessary when Cardiff University's School of Engineering made a decision to subscribe to electronic-only versions of journals where... More

    pp. 63-74

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  5. Are Electronic Serials Helping or Hindering Academic Libraries?

    Leila I. T. Wallenius

    As academic libraries move toward the electronic frontier for their serial subscriptions, there are several issues to be considered. This paper intends to outline the advantages and disadvantages... More

    pp. 75-82

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  6. DMCA, CTEA, UCITA ... Oh My! An Overview of Copyright Law and Its Impact on Library Acquisitions and Collection Development of Electronic Resources

    Leslie A. Lee & Michelle M. Wu

    The purpose of traditional copyright law was to encourage the creation of works based on and to ensure reasonable access to original thought. Despite this harmonious intent, an intrinsic tension... More

    pp. 83-97

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  7. Subscribing to Databases: How Important Is Depth and Quality of Indexing?

    Linwood Delong

    This paper compares the subject indexing on articles pertaining to Immanuel Kant, agriculture, and aging that are found simultaneously in Humanities Index, Academic Search Elite (EBSCO) and... More

    pp. 99-106

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  8. Annual Reports: Preserving and Disseminating a Source for Business History

    Cynthia L. Cronin-Kardon & Michael Halperin

    Lippincott Library's Historical Corporate Annual Reports Collection contains useful primary sources of information for several disciplines, including applied accounting and business history. They... More

    pp. 107-118

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  9. Enhanced Online Access Requires Redesigned Delivery Options and Cost Models

    David Stern

    Rapidly developing online information technologies provide dramatically new capabilities and opportunities, and place new responsibilities on all involved to recreate networks for scholarly... More

    pp. 119-134

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  10. Incentives for Deconstruction of the E-Journal

    Daniel E. Cleary

    Simply an idea for systematic incentives at all institutional levels necessary to implement institutional archiving of peer-reviewed papers produced by their faculty. Some of the key concerns are... More

    pp. 135-144

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  11. PDA Serials: Practical and Policy Issues for Librarians

    Stephen Good

    Personal Digital Assistant serials are not just a subset of electronic serials from an acquisitions/collection development point of view because of their total dependence on patron-owned technology... More

    pp. 145-160

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