ERIC Number: EJ300027
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Citation as Intertext: Toward a Theory of the Selection Process.
Library Resources and Technical Services, v28 n2 p109-19 Apr-Jun 1984
Presents model depicting how library acquisition decisions are made based upon typology of contexts according to which citations are understood. Three contexts are defined: "syntagmatic context" within citation itself, "contexts of supplementation" provided by selection source, "contexts of resolution" derived from selector's experience of collection, clientele, and subject (16 references). (Author/EJS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Resources and Technical Services Division Collection Management and Development Institute (Cincinnati, OH, November 9, 1983).