ERIC Number: EJ731809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Citation Analysis of Dissertation, Thesis, and Research Paper References in Workforce Education and Development
Waugh, Keith C.; Ruppel, Margie
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v30 n4 p276-284 Jul 2004
Citation analysis of 265 Workforce Education and Development (WED) dissertations, theses, and graduate research papers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) was used to (1) determine core serials in the discipline, (2) provide Morris Library with a guide to serials acquisition and maintenance in the discipline, and (3) provide future WED students with a core list of WED journals. This study has applicability as a specific instance of applied citation analysis as well as for academic librarians faced with acquiring and maintaining serials in WED.
Descriptors: Research Papers (Students), Doctoral Dissertations, Citation Analysis, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Masters Theses, Intellectual Disciplines, Labor Force Development, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois