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Title: Library capacity building though E-Journal Consortia: The Indian Scenario
Authors: Sreekumar, M.G.
Sunitha, T.
Keywords: E-journal
Library Consortia
E-publishing
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: MANLIBNET 2005
Abstract: The proliferation of E-publishing across the world have brought in a revolution in scholarly journal publication, ubscription, access and delivery mechanism. E-journals are electronic equivalents of their print counter parts possessing many added features. E-journals offer a range of potential advantages to libraries and end-users: multiple simultaneous access to the same issue, remote access, in-built searching facilities, multi-media apabilities and reduced storage concerns. As a result of the above, libraries today buy licenses for an ever-increasing number of E-Journals from a range of different publishers and providers. At the same time the library budgets are dwindling and hence librarians are forced to work together for alternate strategies towards collection enrichment and sharing of resources. Consortium based library subscriptions to E-journals and electronic full-text Databases are picking up good momentum in India. Over the past five years more than ten national level Co...
Description: 7th MANLIBNET ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION on Digital Libraries in Knowledge Management: Opportunities for Management Libraries, at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, May 5-7, 2005
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2259/249
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