Tag Archives: journals

when good librarians go bad, genuine options in librarianship

I upgraded WordPress this week. Please let me know if anything is wonky. This is an exchange from facebook with names changed to protect the innocent. It highlights something I find happening to me in the library world all the … Continue reading

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Journal Data: Price, Impact, and Use

I was doing my generalized clicking around this afternoon and saw this FriendFeed comment (originally via Twitter) “How much does an annual library subscription to the top 20 closed-access journals cost? Lets start a virtual library for non-scientists.” I was … Continue reading

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in case you needed another reason to raise an eyebrow at Elsevier

I sometimes get a case of schadenfreude reading about bad things that happen to big companies that have a hand in library businesses. This latest mess involves Elsevier publishing what can charitably called a “sponsored journal” and what can uncharitably … Continue reading

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directory of open access journals

The Directory of Open Access Journals. Free. Full text. Scholarly and quality controlled. Multilingual. Of particular note to librarians are the 49 journals in library and information science. Which ones are on my reading list for today? IT&Society’s issues about … Continue reading

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