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An introduction to overlay journals

Brown, J.; (2010) An introduction to overlay journals. Repositories Support Project: UK. (In press). Green open access

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An overlay journal performs all the activities of a scholarly journal and relies on structural links with one or more archives or repositories to perform its activities. This paper offers a briefing on the contribution overlay journals can make to scholarly communication. It explains what ‘overlay’ services are, how overlay journals have evolved and what makes their contribution to scholarly communication so valuable.

Title:An introduction to overlay journals
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version:http://www.rsp.ac.uk/pubs/
UCL classification:UCL > Professional Services > Library Services

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