Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 32 Issue 1

INFORMATION SERVICES TO INDUSTRY: THE ROLE OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

STEPHAN SCHWARZ

The TUL serves as an information centre, but is in fact a network node which is part of a shared pool. In spite of the decentralization of bibliographic data files the…

CITATION ANALYSES AS INDICATORS OF THE USE OF SERIALS: A COMPARISON OF RANKED TITLE LISTS PRODUCED BY CITATION COUNTING AND FROM USE DATA

PAULINE A. SCALES

Lists of journals ranked according to number of citations received are frequently used as indicators of usefulness, but little research has been carried out to test the…

AN ANALYSIS OF THE INTERNATIONALE BIBLIOGRAPHIE DER ZEITSCHRIFTENLITERATUR

JOHN A. BROADWIN

First, the historical development of the IBZ is described. Next, the procedure it uses in choosing the periodicals covered and unique method it employs in indexing journal…

OBSOLESCENCE OF THE PATENT LITERATURE

C.V. CLARK

Patents deserve bibliometric study both for their own sake and because their formality can be exploited. Here the year by year issue of US patents since 1836 is used to…

CITATIONS, OBSOLESCENCE, ENDURING ARTICLES, AND MULTIPLE AUTHORSHIPS

A.E. CAWKELL

In 1974, citations to the literature of an earlier year, say 1966, will be to a relatively small number of ‘enduring’ articles, the remainder having been forgotten. The…

INFORMATION RETRIEVAL TEST COLLECTIONS

K. SPARCK JONES, C.J. VAN RIJSBERGEN

Many retrieval experiments have been based on inadequate test collections, and current research is hampered by the lack of proper collections. This short review does not…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden