ERIC Number: EJ663122
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Scholarly Communication: The Use and Non-Use of E-Print Archives for the Dissemination of Scientific Information.
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, n36 Fall 2002
This study surveyed a random sample of scholars in nine scientific disciplines from private and public colleges and universities across the United States and Canada to determine use and non-use of electronic prints (e-prints, or journal article preprints) archives in different disciplines. Discusses reasons for use and non-use, including visibility, publishers' policies, and technology constraints. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Archives, Electronic Journals, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Journal Articles, Publishing Industry, Scholarly Communication, School Surveys, Scientific and Technical Information, Use Studies
Available electronically: http://www.istl.org/02-fall/article3.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States