How E-Prints can help the refereed research literature to be freed
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Refereed journals will be available online, very soon. This means that anyone could be able to access them from any connected pc to a network world-wide. The literature will be interconnected by citation, author, and keyword/subject links, allowing users to access and navigate online open archives. Ε-prints will help the scholarly and scientific literature, eventually, to be free from cost barriers and institutions will be able to create E-print archives in which their authors can self-archive all their refereed papers for free, for all and forever! The paper will review libraries' long perspective of adopting e-print archives as well as outline the most important issues revolving around the e-prints evolution. In addition, the author would like to introduce you to an existing e-print archive known as arXiv and describe her research topic; how is related to e-prints and what her study could possibly examine.