ERIC Number: EJ608499
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Measuring the Use and Value of Electronic Journals and Books.
Mercer, Linda S.
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, n25 Win 2000
Discusses the need for statistics for librarians to measure the performance, use, and value of electronic scholarly journals to make the best purchasing decisions for their institutions. Reports on two reporting mechanisms, one of which uses the library's log files, and describes other current projects to determine usage measures. (LRW)
Descriptors: Electronic Journals, Evaluation Methods, Library Collection Development, Library Statistics, Measurement Techniques, Scholarly Journals, Use Studies
Available electronically: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/00-winter/article1.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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