Problems with Online Research

Ireland“The act of finding and reading published research has changed so much in the last 10-20 years. Ask any old-timer – anyone over 30 😉 – and they’ll tell you how literature searches used to involve looking up abstracts in hardback paper indexes and CD-ROMs; trying to find missing print journal issues from library shelves and waiting weeks for interlibrary loans from the British Library. Now you can do everything from your desktop in your office or at home …” (more)

[Jack Hyland, Read Around Research, 9 October]

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