Document 13300226

From Treasures of the Seas — To Treasures of the Libraries: proceedings of the Twelfth Biennial Meeting of the European
Association of Aquatic Science Libraries and Information Centres (EURASLIC):
«Krimskoe Primor'e», Crimea, Ukraine, May, 2-4, 2007
M.P. Baligand, A.L. Achard
Cemagref, 3, bis quai Chauveau, 69336, Lyon cedex 09, France
ABSTRACT: We see that most libraries plan to move their entire journals collection to
online only. It's an Erevolution . What are consequences for end users, librarians,
publishers and subscription agencies?
In this context, a lot of consortia have emerged. In France the Couperin consortium has
been created.
to evaluate and purchase electronic information products for its members at the
best price.
And to build a national network of skills and exchange in the field of
information systems
At international level, consortia gather to put pressure on different actors particularly
governments and the European Commission.