1991 - 1997
Electronic Journals - TABLES

Table A. Growth of Academic Electronic Journals and Newsletters
1991-1997. [Sources]
Jly 1991Mar 1992Apr 1993 May 1994May 1995 May 1996Dc 1997
Electronic Journals 273645 181 30610932459
Electronic Newsletters 8397195 262369596955
Total110133240 4436751689 3414

Table B. Growth of Scholarly Listserves with Subjects or Disciplines. [Sources]
Jly 1991Mar 1992Apr 1993 May 1994May 1995 May 1996Dc 1997
Soc Sci & Humanities318470610 71711451440
Ed & Lib Sci 275365434
Business247251 82117183
Sciences--computers126 311359447
--Biological104125124 155222304
--Physics71102151 245272310
Total517769 1062 178524803118 3807
Percentages--
Non-Sciences69.8%70.5%62.2% 60.2%65.6%66.0%
Sciences30.2%29.5%37.8% 39.8%34.4%34.0%

Table C. Scholarly Electronic Journals and Communication. [Sources]
SummaryJly 1991Mar 1992Apr 1993 May 1994May 1995 May 1996Dc 1997
Journals & Newsltrs110133240 44367516893414
Listservs & Discussions5177691152 1784248031183807
Total627902 139222273155 48077221

Sources. Numbers found in Directory 1991, 1-3, 69-70; Directory 1992, 1-4, 83-84; Directory 1993, 47-51, 141-42; Directory 1994, 55-62, 223-24; Directory 1995, 89-100, 347-348; Directory 1996, i-xxx; Directory 1997, 3.

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