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Thursday, November 3 • 11:35am - 12:15pm
How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications

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The results of our large scale survey (n=40443) into researcher discovery behavior sheds a great deal of light on the adoption of library technologies by readers, by job role, sector, country, and region. They show the gulf between search resources used by librarians and those selected by their patrons in North America. In addition we can see to what extent institutional repositories are seen as a resource for scholars and can look forward to how recent changes in results display within Google Scholar may change the balance of where readers download journal articles.

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Simon Inger

Consultant, Renew Publishing Consultants
Simon Inger has been working in journals since 1987, when he joined B.H.Blackwell, the Oxford-based subscription agent. In late 1994 he founded CatchWord, the world's first journal platform service provider and ran that business until its acquisition by Ingenta in 2001 (now Publishing... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2016 11:35am - 12:15pm EDT
Cooper Room, Courtyard Marriott 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401