Electronic journals and changes in scholarly article seeking and reading patterns

  • Tenopir C
  • King D
  • Edwards S
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By tracking the information-seeking and reading patterns of science, technology, medical and social science faculty 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.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Electronic journals
  • Information retrieval
  • Libraries
  • Reading
  • Scientists
  • User studies

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