Scholarly journals at the crossroads : a subversive proposal for electronic publishing / edited by Ann Shumelda Okerson, James J. O'Donnell.

"An Internet discussion about scientific and scholarly journals and their future."

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access: Access E-Book
Access Note:Access to electronic resources restricted to Simmons University students, faculty and staff.
Other Authors: Okerson, Ann., O'Donnell, James J., 1950-
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : Office of Scientific & Academic Pub., Association of Research Libraries, ©1995.
Table of Contents:
  • Overture : the subversive proposal
  • The discussion begins
  • Who is responsible?
  • What does electronic publishing cost?
  • Suggestions and strategies
  • Reprise
  • E-journal publishing ; Infrastructure investments
  • A researcher's perspective
  • A librarian speaks
  • Reprise : prima facie worries
  • A librarian's view from Europe
  • Graffiti, esoterica or scholarship?
  • E-journal costs and editorial costs
  • Journal publishing systems and models
  • Brief discussions : format, economics, submissions
  • The collapse of traditional journals
  • Systemic and structural costs : networks & connectivity
  • Citations and citation frequency
  • More on costs of digitization.