The Right of Passage: Going from Print to Electronic, is it the Right Move??. Barbara Dietsch UNC Contractor US EPA Library. Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park. The EPA's center for research on: Air pollution and the effects on human health and ecological systems
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US EPA Library
The EPA's center for research on:
In 1974, EPA contracted with UNC's School of Library Science (now SILS, or School of Information and Library Science) to provide onsite library services.
As a leader among the libraries in EPA’s National Library Network, the EPA-RTP Library provides access to:
Specialized subject areas include air pollution, emphasizing chemical toxicity and related sciences
Historically, the individual libraries ordered and paid for their own journal subscriptions because of the different research focus and budgets of the libraries.
Because of journal cost and research focus, individual libraries continued to be responsible for their own print and electronic journal subscriptions.
To respond to journals budget restructuring, the two research centers, RTP and Cincinnati, worked together to procure online journal subscriptions for both sites.
“Why don’t we get online access to this journal, it’s in your catalog?”
We are experiencing similar patterns as Drexel University did after their transition to online only subscriptions.
Three months into it, how are we doing??
………for taking the time to talk with me about Electronic Resource Management Systems and being so supportive with all my questions.