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Libraries

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

1997

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Online Use Policies And Restrictions, Carol Tenopir Jul 1997

Online Use Policies And Restrictions, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Many public libraries have been forced to adopt policies regarding Internet access, both because of potentially controversial sites and the costs of providing access. Rules on restricting the access of minors and other policies are discussed.


Reading Vendor Literature, Carol Tenopir Jun 1997

Reading Vendor Literature, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Literature from database producers and online vendors can be a helpful starting point in deciding which distributor to select for a library. However, librarians should be cautious of phrases such as 'easy to use' and 'low cost,' as well as misleading descriptions of size.


The Complexities Of Electronic Journals, Carol Tenopir Feb 1997

The Complexities Of Electronic Journals, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Electronic journals are available from a variety of sources with varying formats and prices. The growth of technology has produced a range of delivery mechanisms. Variations in quality and accessibility make it impractical for libraries to replace print formats with electronic journals.