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Chemistry Journal Trends


This is a repository of resources about trends in chemistry journals, including publishing and use trends, and was created for ease of reference. Listing here is not an endorsement of the content, nor does it suggest that the resource has been reviewed at the time of posting the link. Nor of course is the list exhaustive. You may email suggestions for additional items to include to Brian Simboli .

People interested in resources relating to open access issues generally may want to see:

Non-exhaustive List of Resources about Open Access Publishing

Here is the webpage for an alternative publishing model that I have been working on: http://www.lehigh.edu/library/guides/overlayjournals.html This model, for Subscription Overlay Journals, combines open access to articles with subscription access to tables of contents of journals.


Pricing

http://www.library.yale.edu/science/jrnlstop.html

http://www.libraryjournal.com/index.asp?layout=articleArchive&articleid=CA408358

http://sciweb.lib.umn.edu/issues/cancel_test.html

http://www.allenpress.com/newsletters/pdf/JP-2003-01.pdf


Use patterns

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=985363.985368&coll=GUIDE&dl=ACM

http://www.dlib.org/dlib/october03/king/10king.html


Society publishing (including issue of whether society publishing should be used to fund other society activities)

http://www.library.yale.edu/~llicense/ListArchives/0407/threads.html


Society practices with respect to permitting or not permitting self-archiving (including preprint and postprint archiving)

http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php?all=yes [see information about ACS and RSC]

http://pubs.acs.org/instruct/copyright.pdf [current?]

http://www.rsc.org/is/journals/current/coplic.htm [current?]


Preprint servers, and the Ingelfinger Rule

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=779011&dl=ACM&coll=GUIDE&CFID=25435538&CFTOKEN=50756301

http://www.istl.org/02-fall/article3.html

http://preprint.chemweb.com/CPS/show/

http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v05n01/galvin_j01.htm


Listservs

Chemical Information Sources Discussion List

Liblicense-l


Pay as You Go Access

The Scientific WorldJOURNAL: sustainability through innovation

liblicense-l archive

Electronic Resources: Are Basic Criteria for the Selection of Materials Changing?

Google on "Pay Per View" and "McKiernan".

Search Library Literature/LISA/ISTA for "Pay Per View"

http://www.library.yale.edu/~llicense/ListArchives/9909/msg00037.html

LSU Libraries/Serials Redesign Project--Libraries 2000: Transforming Libraries--Using Document Delivery, Needs Assessment, and Networked Resources
Jane P. Kleiner and Charles A. Hamaker


Other

http://library.caltech.edu/collections/chemistry.htm#journalsprice

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/cinf/225nm/CINFAbstractListing.htm#74

http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/98-winter/article1.html

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/chem/costs.html


Updated 9/2/04 bds      Thanks for suggestions about items to include!