Never Ending, Still Beginning: A Defense of Electronic Law Journals from the Perspective of the E Law Experience

Archie Zariski


This article considers the future of scholarly electronic journals (or ejournals) in the light of their short history with a particular focus on the discipline of law*. The author argues that self-publication by scholars on their own Web sites is not an adequate substitute for the peer reviewing and active dissemination which can be provided by an ejournal**. E Law - Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law is used as an example of what such journals can contribute.

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