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Justification for Keeping Print Journal Subscription Form
This handy 1-page form provides a checklist of reasons a library would continue to maintain a print subscription rather than going electronic only.
SciFinder Scholar 2006: an Empirical Analysis of Research Topic Query Processing
(American Chemical Society, 2006-03)
Topical search queries in SciFinder Scholar are processed through an extensive set of natural language processing algorithms that greatly enhance the relevance and comprehensiveness of the search results. Little detailed ...
Google & Company: Are we learning the lessons fast enough?
This presentation is a wide-ranging discussion of the impact of Google on librarians' role and function as information intermediaries. The impact of free services and open access on traditional library services is discussed.
Open Access: Changing the Equation for Scholars and Librarians
The presentation discusses the benefits of open access publishing. The current scholarly publishing system is broken, a victim of run away costs of journal subscriptions.
Have Scholarly e-Books Come of Age
Electronic books are still in the process of being fully adopted by university libraries. The costs and benefits of subscription versus pruchase models is discussed.
Evaluating the Risks and Benefits of Going E-Only
A careful examination of the license, pricing, and subscriptions is required to establish the risks and benefits in converting print journals into electronic only journal access.
Creating a digital archive for students’ research in a credit library course
(American Library Association, 2009)
Using wiki technology in a credit library course, the authors created an online exhibit for students’ research entitled the Digital Archive. The purpose of the Digital Archive is to showcase students’ final projects from ...
Meeting them where they are: Library instruction for today’s students in the World Civilizations course
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
The world civilizations course is an increasingly integral component of undergraduate curricula in the United States. History instruction literature reveals much discussion about desired learning objectives for students ...
Impact of flat-rate contracts on information services and behavior
The impact of the availability of flat-rate online literature databases on the services of a corporate chemical research library and its patrons was studied. This includes flat-rate services marketed directly to end users ...