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Purpose – 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(More)
1 The surveys of AAS members were funded in part by a grant from NASA to AAS. DRAFT Tenopir 2 2 ABSTRACT The surveys of the members of the American Astronomical Society identify how astronomers use journals and what features and formats they prefer. While every workfield is distinct, the patterns of use by astronomers may provide a glimpse of what to expect(More)
WHILE THERE HAVE BEEN LITERALLY HUNDREDS of articles and other publications dealing with electronic publishing, few go beyond expressions of opinion or speculation. Very few recent publications, even those having the term " economics " in their titles, provide any empirical evidence concerning these speculations. This article presents some economic issues,(More)