OPACs and e-journals: Issues to consider

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This article is an overview of what libraries should consider for the representation of e-journals in their OPAC. There are four major issues to consider: (1) whether or not to include e-journals in the OPAC at all, (2) which type of display format should be used - a single cataloging record including all formats or separate cataloging records for each format, (3) how to link to e-journals in the OPAC, and (4) whether or not to include Open-Access journals or out-of-scope e-journal titles in the OPAC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-95
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 14 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health(social science)
  • Library and Information Sciences


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