The e-journals revolution - podcast

Added by Sarah on 18 July 2009 15:16

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This podcast has highlights from the RIN event ‘The e-journals revolution: how the use of scholarly journals is shaping research’ held on 1 July 2009.

It includes speakers being interviewed and outlining the key points of their presentations, as well as feedback from delegates. You can also download the event presentations and read the summary report at our event page.

This podcast is just under 28 minutes.


  • 3:37 - Professor David Nicholas of University College London’s CIBER group talks about the methodology and objectives of the RIN study on e-journals, and explains some of its findings.
  • 9:18 - Chris Banks of the Library and Historic Collections of the University of Aberdeen shares data on the use of e-journals at her university.
  • 12:45 - Richard Gedye, Research Director at Oxford University Press, responds to the findings of the RIN study from a publisher’s perspective.
  • 18:34 - Dr Emily Lyons of Imperial College London discusses the impact of e-journals on researchers at all levels.
  • 22:46 - Dr Ian Rowlands of UCL’s CIBER group explains what Phase 2 of the RIN study will involve and how today’s discussions will influence its direction.


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