B – Usage of e-Journals

Nicholas D, Williams P, Rowlands I, et al. Researchers’ e-journal use and information seeking behaviour. Journal of Information Science 2010;36:494-516. http://jis.sagepub.com/content/36/4/494

Academic journals are vital to researchers in all academic disciplines. Computer usage logs give an accurate picture of researchers’ online behaviour and show that e-journals are the main means of access. Gateway services are widely used, re-intermediating the link between publisher and reader.