School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Source Publication (e.g., journal title)

Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives

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Publication Date

January 2008


This article aims to focus on usage data in respect to full-text downloads of journal articles, which is considered an important usage (satisfaction) metric by librarians and publishers. The purpose is to evaluate the evidence regarding full-text viewing by pooling together data on the full-text viewing of tens of thousands of users studied as part of a number of investigations of e-journal databases conducted during the Virtual Scholar research programme.

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