publication . Article . 2004

Linking to journal articles in an online teaching environment: The persistent link, DOI, and OpenURL

James Tyler; Marc Langston;
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  • Published: 28 Feb 2004 Journal: The Internet and Higher Education, volume 7, pages 51-58 (issn: 1096-7516, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
The growing availability of online journal literature and the license agreements that make such literature useable in an academic environment present educators opportunities for using journal articles in online teaching. The use of online journal articles avoids logistical challenges associated with the use of printed copies of journal articles, particularly when assembling course packs. Technological developments have improved the reliability of linking to journal articles via the World Wide Web. Three linking methods are described: persistent linking services available in online databases and journal collections; the digital object identifier (DOI), and OpenUR...
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ACM Computing Classification System: GeneralLiterature_REFERENCE(e.g.,dictionaries,encyclopedias,glossaries)
free text keywords: Computer Networks and Communications, Education, Computer Science Applications, Online teaching, License, World Wide Web, OpenURL, The Internet, business.industry, business, Digital Object Identifier, Computer science, Online instruction
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