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Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill?
Increasingly, libraries of all types and sizes are now adding electronic book (ebook) titles to their collections. A survey was used to explore the implications of ebook licensing and interlibrary loan use. Among academic ...
Open Access Journal Content Found In Commercial Full-Text Aggregation Databases And Journal Citation Reports
(Emerald Publishing Group, 2013-03)
Purpose: A study was conducted regarding the indexing of open access journals in three large, commercially available full-text aggregation databases and using Journal Citation Reports Metrics File to further explore the ...
Guidelines for the Evaluation of Electronic Publications
(Washington State University Libraries., 2001-05-22)
With the advent of digital publication and all of the varied opportunities that it allows, it is important that these materials be fairly evaluated in a manner consistent over time and across format as part of Category II ...
User Preferences in Reference Services: Virtual Reference and Academic Libraries
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007-01)
This study examines the use of chat in an academic library's user population and where virtual reference services might fit within the spectrum of public services offered by academic libraries. Using questionnaires, this ...
Building consensus on journal cancellations with a serials decision database
Decisions on journal additions, renewals or cancellations call for comprehensive management tools that can be manipulated to answer complex questions. The serials decision database provides objective information that can ...
The use of handheld mobile devices: their impact and implications for library services
Abstract Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to carry out a survey in order to better understand the nature of handheld mobile computing use by academic library users and to determine whether there is a significant ...
User Perceptions and Virtual Reference Services
As academic librarians embrace the Internet as an appropriate medium for information exchange, communication, and instruction, college and university students are also becoming more familiar and comfortable with emerging ...
The Serials Decision Database as a Research Tool
A serials decision database (SDD) based on work by Metz and Cosgriff was created in 2007 and updated in 2008-2010 at Washington State University (WSU) Libraries. The SDD covers information on subscribed and unsubscribed ...
Data Driven Collection Assessment using a Serial Decision Database
Washington State University (WSU) Librarians expanded the concept of a comprehensive serials decision database (SDD) first proposed by Metz and Cosgriff in 2000. Information about subscribed and unsubscribed serials was ...