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Paper 97109:
User Studies of Commercial and Free Electronic Journals

id 97109
authors McKnight, C., Meadows, J., Rowland, F.,Woodwardt, H. and Pritchett, C.
year 1997
title User Studies of Commercial and Free Electronic Journals
source Electronic Publishing '97 - New Models and Opportunities: Proceedings of an ICCC/IFIP conference held at the University of Kent, Kenterbury, UK, April 14-16 1997/ Edited by Fytton Rowland and Jack Meadows / ISBN 1-891365-00-2
summary The paper reports on initial findings from user studies of electronic journals in which users from six academic disciplines participated. Issues of access, content, layout and navigation are considered in addition to the perceived advantages and disadvantages of electronic journals. It is concluded that librarians should view electronic journals as an opportunity rather than a threat.
series ELPUB:1997
email c.mcknight@lboro.ac.uk
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