Libraries' new role in electronic scholarly publishing: five high-profile projects show how it's working and (sometimes) making money, too

2017-11-23T05:11:43Z (GMT) by Andrew Treloar
Many digital library projects involve libraries serving as access points for materials provided by others, usually publishers. Here, i discuss some results from a research survey that considered how university libraries might take active roles in the publishing process. The five projects selected (see table 1) differ with regard to a range of measures: organizational structure,geographic location (still important in this increasingly wired world), and type of published product. Contributors: Coverage: Rights: Copyright 2008 ACM, Inc.