In the eyes of faculty, electronic versions of journals are now utterly mainstream

April 13, 2010 at 3:14 pm | Posted in Electronic Publishing, Journals Publishing | Leave a comment

Ithaka S&R Faculty Survey 2009: Key Strategic Insights for Libraries, Publishers, and Societies:

In the eyes of faculty, electronic versions of journals are now utterly mainstream. While print journals may continue to play a limited role for faculty with specific needs that are otherwise poorly met, digital versions are clearly the medium of choice for most faculty members, even among humanists. Bringing together the preservation and business models to wind down print publishing and collections programs wherever appropriate would probably reduce expenditures by publishers and libraries alike.

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