ERIC Number: EJ586285
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Book Reviews as a Tool for Assessing Publisher Reputation.
Jordy, Matthew L.; McGrath, Eileen L.; Rutledge, John B.
College & Research Libraries, v60 n2 p132-42 Mar 1999
Reports on the use of book reviews as selection tools to establish the reputations of publishers. Examines the quality of books of several presses, and compares each publisher against a control sample, finding discernible variations in how reviewers express themselves about books. Discusses the relationship between price and qualit,y and librarians' assessment of quality versus reviewer assessment. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A