Heads up: Confronting the selection and access issues of electronic journals

Faye A. Chadwell, Sara Brownmiller

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This article examines how collection development and acquisitions librarians can best adapt their policies and procedures to face the challenges of selecting and providing access to electronic journals. It emphasizes the necessary changes librarians should consider in their collection development policies, provides an overview of the benefits and disadvantages of electronic journals, and covers the extra dimensions that providing access add to selection decisions. It provides assistance to help librarians reap the most of the promise and potential of electronic journals. [Article copies available for a fee from The Haworth Document Delivery Service: 1-800-342-9678. E-mail address: getinfo@haworth pressinc.com].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPeriodical Acquisitions and the Internet
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781000758252
ISBN (Print)9780367369880
StatePublished - Dec 5 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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