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A review and rationalisation of journal subscriptions undertaken by a library and information service in a mental health trust in north-east England in 2009.

Authors
  • Steele, Rachel
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health information and libraries journal
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2011
Volume
28
Issue
4
Pages
256–263
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-1842.2011.00955.x
PMID: 22051124
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Journal reviews can yield surprising results. Carrying out a user survey is valuable in highlighting awareness of e-resources more generally and thus in providing evidence for marketing/information literacy initiatives. Future journal reviews should undertake impact analysis as potent evidence for continued expenditure on journals in this age of austerity.

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