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].
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Arts and Humanities(all)
- Social Sciences(all)