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Title: E-Journal Collection Development Prospects: The IIM Consortium Experience
Authors: Sreekumar, M.G.
Sunitha, T.
Keywords: Electronic Journals
Electronic Publishing
E-journals
Digital Subscription Development
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: NACLIN
Abstract: Tremendous developments in digital technologies in the recent years have given an astounding boost to electronic publishing worldwide. There has been a substantial increase in the production of electronic content, trade as well as scholarly material, over the past ten years. The proliferation of E-publishing across the world has brought in a revolution in scholarly publications. In the electronic scholarly publishing ecosystem, E-journals form one of the major stakeholders. E-journals are electronic equivalents of their print counterparts possessing many added features. E-journals extend numerous advantages to libraries and to the user community. They offer concurrent and multiple access to the content, remote access, multimedia facilities, online searching, and considerable storage savings. As a result of the above, libraries are now tempted to subscribe to numerous E-journals from a vast variety of publishers and providers. At the same time the library budgets are dwindling and hence
Description: NACLIN-2005
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2259/235
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