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A user‐oriented evaluation of digital libraries: case study the “electronic journals” service of the library and information service of the University of Patras, Greece

Maria Monopoli (Maria Monopoli is a PhD student at Internet Studies Research Group, Department of Information Science, City University, London, UK.)
David Nicholas (David Nicholas is Head of Department at Internet Studies Research Group, Department of Information Science, City University, London, UK.)
Panagiotis Georgiou (Panagiotis Georgiou is in the Information and User Instruction Department, Library and Information Service, University of Patras, Rio‐Patras, Greece.)
Marina Korfiati (Marina Korfiati is in the Information and User Instruction Department, Library and Information Service, University of Patras, Rio‐Patras, Greece.)

Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X

Article publication date: 1 April 2002

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Abstract

Provides an evaluation of the use of the electronic journals service of the library and information service of the University of Patras, Greece. Asks who these electronic journals service users are, how often they use the service, what their reasons for use are, where their access points for use are, and which search methods and services they use. In addition, invites users to choose between an electronic and print journal title subscription and indicate some factors that would discourage them from accessing an electronic journals service.

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Monopoli, M., Nicholas, D., Georgiou, P. and Korfiati, M. (2002), "A user‐oriented evaluation of digital libraries: case study the “electronic journals” service of the library and information service of the University of Patras, Greece", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 54 No. 2, pp. 103-117. https://doi.org/10.1108/00012530210435239

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