Electronic library for scientific journals: consortium project in Brazil
Information technology and libraries
Krzyzanowski, Rosaly Favero~Taruhn, Rosane
Copyright (c) 2000 Library Information and Technology Association
Abstract: Making information available for the acquisition and transmission of human knowledge is the focal point of this paper, which describes the creation of a consortium for the university and research institute libraries in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Through sharing and cooperation, the project will facilitate information access and minimize acquisition costs of international scientific periodicals, consequently increasing user satisfaction. To underscore the advantages of this procedure, the objectives, management, and implementation stages of the project are detailed, as submitted to the Research Support Foundation of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP).