publication . Article . 2007

Students seeking information for their Master's thesis - the effect of the Internet

Paulina Junni;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007 Journal: Information Research: An International Electronic Journal (issn: 1368-1613, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Borås
Abstract
<br><b>Introduction.</b> The Internet has radically changed the global availability of scholarly publications. Today, a substantial part of the resources accessible for researchers and university students are offered through electronic site licenses, making the supply of easily obtainable information larger than ever. This brings forth an important question: what are the qualitative and quantitative effects of this development on the use of reference material in research and studies? <br><b>Method.</b> To address the research question, masters theses reference lists from 1985, 1993 and 2003 were studied in three disciplines: economics, psychology and mathematics...
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