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Electronic library for scientific journals: consortium project in Brazil

Information technology and libraries [March 2000]


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).

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Information technology and libraries
Publication Info:Volume 19 Number 2
Issue:March 2000
Publisher:Library Information and Technology Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:SPECIAL ISSUE: Library Consortia around the World, Part Two. JOHN F. HELMER, Guest Editor~Rosaly Favero Krzyzanowski is Technical Director of the Integrated Library System of the University of São Paulo- SIBi/USP, Brazil. Rosane Taruhn is Director of the Development and Maintenance of Holdings Service of the Technical Department of the University of São Paulo-SIBi/USP, Brazil.
Record Number:8522
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00