Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 58 Issue 4

A conceptual model giving primacy to expression‐level bibliographic entity in cataloging

Shoichi Taniguchi

This paper proposes a conceptual model for cataloging which gives primacy to expression‐level bibliographic entity, with the aim of approaching critical issues in…

The J‐shaped distribution of citedness

Jeppe Nicolaisen

A new approach for investigating the correlation between research quality and citation counts is presented and applied to a case study of the relationship between peer…

Providing information on economic and monetary union

Sarah Jane Cousins, Adrienne Muir

The British government has promised a referendum on whether the United Kingdom should participate in the European single currency. There are questions about whether the UK…

Domain analysis in information science

Birger Hjørland

What kind of knowledge is needed by information specialists working in a specific subject field like medicine, sociology or music? What approaches have been used in…

The role of subject literature in scholarly communication

Jack Andersen

In this article an epistemological interpretation of the role of subject literature in scholarly communication shall be proposed. Such an interpretation will focus on the…



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