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Literature Review

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"Library to Lead National Effort to Develop Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program," Library of Congress Public Affairs Office, Press Release, January 12, 2001.

Article about Library of Congress digital information infrastructure and preservation program.

"Framework for Assessing the Impact of an Electronic Journal Collection on Library Costs and Staffing Patterns," (PDF) Montgomery, Carol Hansen and JoAnne L. Sparks. Presented at the Economics and Usage of Digital Library Collections, Ann Arbor, MI, March 24, 2000.

Article analyzing the shift in costs and staffing as Drexel University increases its use of electronic journals.


"Library of Congress Acquires its First Electronic Archive of a Publication," Carlson, Scott, Chronicle of Higher Education, January 10, 2001.

Article describes the Library of Congress' partnership with the American Physical Society to archive journals.

"Electronic Publishing a 'Whether' Report," Wittenberg, Kate, Chronicle of Higher Education, December 15, 2000.

Article about Columbia University's Mellon grant to evaluate how online publication may change scholarly communications and research, and what those changes mean for the academic system as a whole.

"The Evidence in Hand: the Report of the Task Force on the Artifact in Library Collection," Council on Library and Information Resources, Task Force on the Artifact in Library Collections. April 5, 2001.

Addresses why preserving research artifacts is critical and how best to ensure that such evidence is retained. Explores best practices for resource stewardship.


"Last Copy Depository: Cooperative Collection Management Centers in the Electronic Age," (PDF) Kisling, Vernon N. Jr., et al. Presented at the Creating New Strategies for Cooperative Collection Development Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 12-14, 1999.

Article explaining the importance of regional cooperative depositories where English language titles -- both print and digital -- can be archived. Explores factors that make last copy depositories critical now more than ever.


"The Academic Library in a Digitized, Commercialized Age: Lessons from JSTOR," Bowen, William G. Presented at the American Library Association Midwinter Participants' Meeting (based on Romanes Lecture, delivered at Oxford University, October 17, 2000). January 14, 2001.


"The Changing Nature of Collection Management in Research Libraries," Branin, Joseph, et al. June 25, 1999.


"Creating a Permanent Web Publishing and Access System," Reich, Vicky, Stanford University, September 6, 2001.


"The Non-Paper Chase," Shelflife from RLG, no. 5 (31 May 2001).


"A Comparison of the Costs of Providing Electronic vs. Printed Copies of Journal Articles to University of California Users: A Conceptual Design Framework for Data Collection and Analysis," Cooper, Michael D., School of Information Management and Systems, University of California, Berkeley, June 21, 2000.


"Dimensions and Use of the Scholarly Information Environment," (PDF) Dagar, Lynn, et al, Reports from DLF Initiatives, Use and User Studies, June 28, 2001.

"A year without print at Princeton, and what we plan next," Goodman, David, Learned Publishing, vol. 15:1 (January 2002).




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Last updated: May 29, 2002.