October/November 2008

Preserving for future access

Launched in 2005, Portico has now attracted an impressive number of publisher and library partners. Executive director Eileen Fenton tells us why preserving information is important

From search to discovery

Mark Johns, president of USA-based Littlearth, investigates different ways of searching for information and argues that a 'discovery engine' approach is sometimes best

Doing right with rights

If copyright isn't too complicated, then users are happy to comply, discovered John Murphy, when he spoke to the USA-based Copyright Clearance Center

Online access changes citation patterns

A US study reveals that fewer papers are being cited than in the days before the internet, while another concludes that making articles open access does not change their citation count. Rebecca Pool and Siân Harris report.

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