Electronic Journals and Changes in Scholarly Article Seeking and Reading Patterns

  title={Electronic Journals and Changes in Scholarly Article Seeking and Reading Patterns},
  author={Carol Tenopir and Donald W. King},
  journal={Aslib Proc.},
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. [] Key MethodDesign/methodology/approach – Data were gathered using questionnaire surveys of university faculty and other researchers periodically…

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