ERIC Number: EJ677307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Constructing Core Journal Lists: Mixing Science and Alchemy.
portal: Libraries and the Academy, v3 n2 p207-17 Apr 2003
Via an overview of core journal studies, emphasizing the social sciences and education, this review looks for best practices in both motivation and methodology. Selection decisions receive particular focus. Lack of correlation between methods is indicative of the complexity of the topic and the need for judgment in design and use. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Education, Educational Research, Library Collections, Library Material Selection, Periodicals, Scholarly Journals, Selection Tools, Social Science Research, Social Sciences
Available electronically: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/portal libraries and the academy/toc/pla3.2.ht ml/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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