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2009

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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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.