Electronic Journals and Changes in Scholarly Article Seeking and Reading Patterns

  title={Electronic Journals and Changes in Scholarly Article Seeking and Reading Patterns},
  author={C. Tenopir and D. W. King},
  journal={D-lib Magazine},
  • C. Tenopir, D. W. King
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science
  • D-lib Magazine
  • 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 alternatives. Design/methodology/approach – Data were gathered using questionnaire surveys of university faculty and other researchers periodically… CONTINUE READING
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