The Added Value Features of Online Scholarly Journals

@article{Luzn2007TheAV,
  title={The Added Value Features of Online Scholarly Journals},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Luz{\'o}n},
  journal={Journal of Technical Writing and Communication},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={59 - 73}
}
  • M. Luzón
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Economics
  • Journal of Technical Writing and Communication
Online scholarly journals have become an important tool for the generation of knowledge and the distribution and access to research. The purpose of this article is to analyze the features of online scholarly journals and to determine whether they incorporate new Internet-enabled features and functions which help to meet the needs of the members of the scholarly community more effectively. Drawing on Taylor's concept of added value [1], the features of online scholarly journals were classified… 

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