The Transitional Period of the Periodicals Format Shift
As a result of the research conducted for “The Nonsubscription Side of Periodicals,” it became evident that there were special issues for consideration in the period of transition in which publishers issue and libraries acquire both print and electronic versions of periodicals. We examined issues facing libraries and publishers alike as they sought to manage this transition with responsibility for preservation and attention to costs and user needs, among other considerations.
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