As a matter of practice and service to the CUMC community, the Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library systematically and deliberately evaluates its scholarly journal collection, using an ever expanding set of data points. In the past few years, we developed a sound methodology to safeguard and monitor access to peer-reviewed scholarly journals at CUMC during fiscal constrictions and unpredictable exorbitant subscription price increases.

Indicators and Data Points

For each journal we collect the following metrics, evaluated on an annual basis: