Electronic Journal Provision using Acrobat

Wusteman, Judith (1994) Electronic Journal Provision using Acrobat. Technical report. University of Kent, Computing Laboratory, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK (Full text available)

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Abstract

This paper discusses issues of electronic journal readability. It identifies some of the techniques that human beings have evolved for reading and skimming paper-based journals. An attempt is made to identify those manual techniques which could be constructively replicated in electronic form. Consideration is also given to the additional functionality provided by online journals and how this can be employed to improve on the methods currently used in their paper equivalents. The paper's conclusions are based on an evaluation of online journal articles made available on Adobe Acrobat software as part of the CAJUN (CD-ROM Acrobat Journals Using Networks) project citeSmith:CAJUN. The Acrobat suite is described and its potential suitability as a vehicle for electronic journals is discussed.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical report)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2009 19:59
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 03:45
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21197 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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