Research and Markets: Survey of Scholarly Journal Licensing & Acquisition Practices - In 2011-12, Open Access Journals Will Account for a Mean Of 8.62% of Library Journal Subscriptions | Business Wire 2012-08-20


“Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Survey of Scholarly Journal Licensing & Acquisition Practices, 2012 Edition" report to their offering. This 106-page report examines the scholarly journal licensing and acquisition practices of academic and special libraries, highlighting trends in journal subscriptions, publishers' pricing policies, and library spending on both print and online access journals. Based on a survey of 47 libraries from the United States and abroad, the report details library budgets for scholarly journals over the past two years as well as projections through 2013 while exploring the library's relationship and satisfaction with various subscription agents, including Ebsco, Harrasowitz, and Swets, among others. How has the open access movement affected journal prices and how willing have libraries been to embrace it? How many subscriptions have libraries cancelled over the past year and how many new ones have they added? What role do consortia play in journal purchasing and how do they affect journal acquisition policies? ... For more information visit”



08/16/2012, 06:08

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Date tagged:

08/20/2012, 15:20

Date published:

01/27/2012, 18:28