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Serials pricing and the role of the electronic journal
(ACRL Publications, 1991-07)
The rapid escalation of serials prices is a serious threat to the system of scientific and scholarly communication. The growth of science, the increase in commercial publishing, and the inherent monopolies enjoyed by ...
A social history of madness or, who's buying this round - anticipating and avoiding gaps in collection development
(ACRL Publications, 1990-01)
Both the internal organization of collection development and the nature of science and scholarship lead to inevitable gaps in collection development. The discussion identifies both nondisciplinary and interdisciplinary ...
Technical Processing of Electronic Journals
Electronic journals portend tremendous advantages to libraries. Patron access is swift and sure; these journals are never missing from the shelves, and they need not be delayed for technical processing because they can be ...
A reputational study of academic publishers
(ACRL Publications, 1996-05)
In both selecting individual titles and designing gathering plans, collection development librarians are strongly influenced by the perceptions they have about publishers. In the near absence of data that might indicate ...