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Economists Journals and Libraries. A Librarian´s view 2003-08-19 Eva Thomson-Roos. A scene with 4 or 3 actors. Researchers = Producers Publishers = Salesmen Librarians = Mediators Researchers = Consumers. Publishers. The clever People Profiteers Competitors Aggregators Proquest

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Economists journals and libraries

Economists Journals and Libraries

A Librarian´s view

2003-08-19

Eva Thomson-Roos


A scene with 4 or 3 actors

A scene with 4 or 3 actors

  • Researchers = Producers

  • Publishers = Salesmen

  • Librarians = Mediators

  • Researchers = Consumers


Publishers

Publishers

  • The clever People

  • Profiteers

  • Competitors Aggregators

    • Proquest

    • Business Source Premier


Researchers producers and consumers

Researchers = Producers and Consumers

  • Janus supposedly (!) related to Hermes

  • Produce Free of charge !

  • Consume Free of charge!

  • No such thing as a free lunch


Librarians

Librarians

  • Well-meaning Middlemen

  • Highly user-oriented

  • Scapegoats


What is a library

What is a Library?

  • A Heart?

  • A Brain?

  • A Meeting Place?


What do librarians do

What do librarians do?

  • Select

  • Acquire

  • Catalogue

  • Display

  • Supply

  • Instruct


E journals reactions

E-journals - Reactions

  • Reluctant Researchers

    • Threats to research behavior

    • Threats to professional status

  • Reluctant Publishers

    • Losing profit

    • Losing professional status

  • Enthusiastic Librarians

    • Information quickly available

    • Possibilities to enrich journals


Consortia

Consortia

  • BIBSAM Sweden

    • Archives

    • Walk in use

    • Off campus access

    • Lending rights

  • Failure as to costs

  • Failure (?) Big Deal


Selection

Selection

  • Referents

  • Impact factor

  • Use

  • Big deal


What can a poor librarian do

What can a poor librarian do?

  • Pay and be damned

  • Negotiate and gain better conditions

  • Cancel and be damned


Elsevier

ELSEVIER

  • 1 800 titles Science Direct National consortial price SEK 531.000.

  • 66 titles Economics, Econometrics and Finance subject collection SEK 350.263

  • 21 most accessed titles: SEK 256.000


Threats

Threats

  • Costs

    • Hybrid

  • Embargon

  • Big Deal

  • Google(!)


Who owns the problem

Who owns the Problem?

  • Not the Libraries

  • YOU


Who shall take action

Who shall take Action?

  • YOU?

    • Open Access?

  • SPARC?


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