Research Article: “The Effects of Discipline Membership and Experience in the Field on Scholars’ Book and Journal Format Preferences”
The following article was recently published in Collections Management. This postprint version linked below was shared on the University of South Carolina Scholar Commons.
University of South Carolina – Columbia
via University of South Carolina, University Libraries, Scholars Commons
Collection Management, 2019.
Published online: 30 Sep 2019
Using data from Ithaka S + R US Faculty Survey 2015, the current study examined the influence of disciplinary differences and experience levels as well as their interactions on scholars’ attitudes toward print and electronic materials. While results of 3 × 5 factorial ANOVA procedure indicated both disciplinary membership and experience played a role in scholars’ attitudes, effect size indicated disciplinary membership played a more crucial role. Significant findings include rising popularity of electronic formats across examined groups.
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