The rapid evolution of scholarly communication

  title={The rapid evolution of scholarly communication},
  author={Andrew M. Odlyzko},
  journal={Learned Publishing},
Traditional journals, even those available electronicall y, are changing slowly. However, there is rapid evolution in scholarly communication. Usage is movin g to electronic formats. In some areas, it appears that electronic versions of papers are being read ab out s often as the printed journal versions. Although there are serious difficulties in comparing figures from different media, the growth rates in usage of electronic scholarly information are sufficiently high that if they continue for… CONTINUE READING
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