Collection management of electronic journals in academic libraries: notes on embracing change in an unstable environment

Glenn Steele McGuigan


As research libraries increasingly assume the role of publisher, a new business model of scholarly publishing is emerging. Through inter- and intra-organizational partnerships, research libraries are utilizing open source publishing applications such as DSpace to develop publishing ventures. With the availability of such tools, this trend will dramatically impact the scholarly publishing system and the management of electronic journals.


electronic resources, academic publishing

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