Project ELVYN: An Experiment in Electronic Journal Delivery

Project ELVYN: An Experiment in Electronic Journal Delivery

by Jack Meadows, Cliff McKnight, Fytton Rowland
     
 

Project ELVYN was designed to test an alternative, yet equally feasible scenario: direct electronic delivery of journals to libraries by the publisher. Developed with the institute of Physics Publishing Division to coincide with the launch of a new journal, the project tracked preferred delivery routes by libraries, the variety of technical options now available,… See more details below

Overview

Project ELVYN was designed to test an alternative, yet equally feasible scenario: direct electronic delivery of journals to libraries by the publisher. Developed with the institute of Physics Publishing Division to coincide with the launch of a new journal, the project tracked preferred delivery routes by libraries, the variety of technical options now available, implementation at various university sites, and pricing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857391619
Publisher:
Saur, K.G. Verlag Gmbh & Company
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Series:
British Library Research Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Project ELVYN: participants
Introduction1
Recent and current electronic journal projects15
The human factors of electronic journals37
Electronic journals in libraries49
The feasibility study65
Implementing the main ELVYN project, predelivery phase77
Implementation at individual sites99
Publishing and costing an electronic journal137
Conclusions149

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