Survey of Academic & Research Library Journal Purchasing Practices
Author : Primary Research Group
Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
Release Date : 2008
ISBN 13 : 1574401084
Pages : 177 pages
Rating : 4.0/5 (41 downloads)
Download Survey of Academic & Research Library Journal Purchasing Practices PDF Format Full Free by Primary Research Group and published by Primary Research Group Inc. This book was released on 2008 with total page 177 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Survey of Academic & Research Library Journal Purchasing Practices presents data about the journals acquisitions and management practices of an international sample of academic and research libraries. The study reports on a broad range of issues, including: spending trends, use of print vs. electronic access, purchases in ¿bundles¿, purchases through consortia, the role of subscription agents, use and plans for use of open access, attitudes towards the pricing practices of a range of major journal publishers, sources of funding for journal purchases and relations with academic and administrative departments of library parent organizations, and the practical management of the journal acquisition process, among other issues.