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93% of UK researchers find “easy” the access to research articles

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Over 3800 UK researchers responded to the survey. 93% found access to journal articles ‘very easy’ or ‘fairly easy’

When it comes to information, how important is it that you have access to the types of information?

  • Research articles in journals : 98% important or very important
  • Books/monographs: 78%
  • Reference works: 77%
  • Conference proceedings: 67%
  • (…)
  • Patents: 34%

This global study extends a UK study by Mark Ware Consulting Ltd for the PRC. Fieldwork, technical support and analysis was provided by Elsevier’s research team for the PRC.

PRC. Access vs. Importance: a global study assessing the importance of and ease of access to professional and academic information – Phase1 results. Dec. 2010
www.publishingresearch.org.uk/

Written by hbasset

December 7, 2010 at 7:58 pm

Posted in Journals

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