Scholarly article seeking, reading, and use: a continuing evolution from print to electronic in the sciences and social sciences

@article{Tenopir2015ScholarlyAS,
  title={Scholarly article seeking, reading, and use: a continuing evolution from print to electronic in the sciences and social sciences},
  author={Carol Tenopir and Donald W. King and Lisa M Christian and Rachel Volentine},
  journal={Learned Publishing},
  year={2015},
  volume={28},
  pages={93-105}
}
Electronic journals are now the norm for accessing and reading scholarly articles. This article examines scholarly article reading patterns by faculty in five US universities in 2012. Selected findings are also compared to some general trends from studies conducted periodically since 1977. In the 2012 survey, over threequarters (76%) of the scholarly readings were obtained through electronic means and just over half (51%) of readings were read on a screen rather than from a print source or… CONTINUE READING