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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2009

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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The Value Gap., Carol Tenopir Jul 2009

The Value Gap., Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

It is more important than ever, suggested several companies in the annual Database Marketplace Survey, to measure collection use fully and better evaluate the value of the library to its constituencies. Strategies range from focusing on usage statistics to guide collection development to measuring (and improving) users' perceptions of the library.


Electronic Journals And Changes In Scholarly Article Seeking And Reading Patterns, Carol Tenopir, Donald W. King, Sheri Edwards, Lei Wu Feb 2009

Electronic Journals And Changes In Scholarly Article Seeking And Reading Patterns, Carol Tenopir, Donald W. King, Sheri Edwards, Lei Wu

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

By tracking the information-seeking and reading patterns of science, technology, medical and social science faculty members from 1977 to the present, this paper seeks to examine how faculty members locate, obtain, read, and use scholarly articles and how this has changed with the widespread availability of electronic journals and journal alternatives.