Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 60 Issue 6

Erratum

This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/eb026418. When citing the…

The immediacy effect – then and now

Jack Meadows

The 1960s saw the birth of what is now called “scientometrics”. One of the queries that arose then related to citations of previous literature. Was recent literature cited…

The decline in adult book lending in UK public libraries and its possible causes

Douglas J.C. Grindlay, Anne Morris

Possible reasons for the decline in annual adult book issues from UK public libraries are reviewed. Annual book issues have been decreasing since 1980, due mainly to a…

The decline in adult book lending in UK public libraries and its possible causes

Douglas J.C. Grindlay, Anne Morris

Annual book issues from UK public libraries have been decreasing since 1980, due mainly to decreases in issues of adult fiction and, to a lesser extent, adult non‐fiction…

Quantitative deconstruction of citation impact indicators

A.J. Nederhof, M.S. Visser

In two case studies of research units, reference values used to benchmark research performance appeared to show contradictory results: the average citation level in the…

Subject knowledge improves interactive query expansion assisted by a thesaurus

Anne Sihvonen, Pertti Vakkari

This study explores how experts and novices in pedagogics expanded queries supported by the ERIC thesaurus, and how this was connected to the search effectiveness in an…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden