Interlending and document supply: a review of the recent literature: No 87

Mike McGrath (Leeds, UK)

Interlending & Document Supply

ISSN: 0264-1615

Publication date: 11 November 2014

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the current LIS literature for document supply and related topics.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper is based on the scanning of about 150 journals, reports and websites, blogs etc.

Findings

Of great interest this quarter are two studies on journal half-lives which impact on the embargo length debate. Also a study that shows a decline in the free accessibility of journal articles. More on patron-driven acquisition and Big Deals.

Originality/value

This is the only regular review of the literature that focuses on document supply and related issues.

Keywords

Citation

McGrath, M. (2014), "Interlending and document supply: a review of the recent literature: No 87", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 42 No. 4, pp. 199-204. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILDS-07-2014-0032

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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