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Taking Comfort From Copyright:

An Examination Of Open-Access Peer Reviewed Internet Based Journals



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A PATRON'S PERSPECTIVE:




Andrew Treloar describes the perspective of users so eloquently that he deserves to be quoted directly. The following appears in his PhD. thesis:

“Scholars are facing unprecedented Information Overload in their attempts to identify potentially relevant information sources. Electronic networks have not only expedited traditional forms of publishing but created new formal and informal opportunities for communication. Conventional methods of information management are reaching the limits of their effectiveness. To enhance access to information in the coming decades, systems that fully utilize the digital nature of a growing number of scholarly resources must be implemented.” (8.3.5).

His comments prove apt when one considers the perspective of any patron.


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