ERIC Number: EJ1006464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
Digital Distribution of Academic Journals and Its Impact on Scholarly Communication: Looking Back after 20 Years
Solomon, David J.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v39 n1 p23-28 Jan 2013
It has been approximately 20 years since distributing scholarly journals digitally became feasible. This article discusses the broad implications of the transition to digital distributed scholarship from a historical perspective and focuses on the development of open access (OA) and the various models for funding OA in the context of the roles scholarly journals play in scientific communities.
Descriptors: Periodicals, Scholarship, Communication (Thought Transfer), Electronic Publishing, Access to Information, Models
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