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Full Text Article: The Evolution of E-books and Interlibrary Loan in Academic Libraries

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Title: The Evolution of E-books and Interlibrary Loan in Academic Libraries Author: Heather Wicht (U. of Colorado) Source: Collaborative Librarianship (3.4, 2011) Abstract: As academic libraries add electronic monographs (e-books) to their collections in increasing numbers, they are frequently losing the ability to lend this portion of their collections via Interlibrary Loan (ILL) due to […]

OA: Pioneering Electronic Publication of New Plant Species

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From a News Release: The changes to the publication requirements of new names for algae, fungi and plants accepted at the XVIII International Botanical Congress in Melbourne in July 2011 initiated several important challenges to scientists, publishers and information specialists. To address practical questions arising from the Congress decisions, the open access journal PhytoKeys, will […]

A Look at Why and How eBooks Became Part of Project MUSE

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As many of you already know, the new Project MUSE platform formally launched yesterday. It’s home to more than 500 journals, over 14,000 ebooks from 66 university presses, faceted searching, and more. On December 22nd,  Dean Smith, Director of Project MUSE , posted some informative background about why and how ebooks became part of the […]