ERIC Number: EJ404248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Attempts to Find Alternatives to the Scientific Journal: A Brief Review.
Piternick, Anne B.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v15 n5 p261-66 Nov 1989
Reviews attempts to find cost effective alternatives to scientific journals, including dissemination of separate articles, selective dissemination of separate articles, synopsis journals, miniprint, microforms, and electronic journals. It is concluded that the traditional journal has not been seriously threatened and that librarians need to take these past attempts into account when planning collections policies. (31 references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A