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Can electronic journal usage data replace citation data as a measure of journal use? An empirical examination


Can electronic journal usage data replace citation data as a measure of journal use? An empirical examination

Duy, Joanna and Vaughan, Liwen (2006) Can electronic journal usage data replace citation data as a measure of journal use? An empirical examination. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32 (5). 512 -517. ISSN 0099-1333

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Citation and print journal use data have been used to measure quality and usefulness of library journal titles. This study examined relationships among different measurements and found that electronic usage correlates with print usage and local citation data are a valid reflection of total journal usage but Impact Factors are not as valid.

Divisions:Concordia University > Libraries
Item Type:Article
Authors:Duy, Joanna and Vaughan, Liwen
Journal or Publication:The Journal of Academic Librarianship
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.1016/j.acalib.2006.05.005
Keywords:electronic, journal, use, usage, citation, data, impact factors
ID Code:5589
Deposited On:02 Sep 2009 17:03
Last Modified:24 Aug 2016 21:25
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