At Gobbledygook, Martin Fenner shares an interesting talk he heard from Ian Rowlands at University College London who studies how researchers use online journals. Using server logs from 10 UK research institutions, Rowlands and his colleagues looked at the patterns of when life sciences, economics, and history professors accessed Oxford Journals.

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