Thursday, February 17, 2005

The Chronicle: 2/18/2005: The Reality of Open-Access Journal Articles

The Reality of Open-Access Journal Articles
excerpt: "How will the role of the research library change, as open-access scholarly communication becomes more widely practiced? To what extent will librarians be freed from the burdens of subscription management?"
Gass and Doyle raise interesting questions about the impact of open-access scholarly communication on functions and services traditionally provided by libraries.