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

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

Duy, Joanna and Vaughan, Liwen (2005) Can electronic journal usage data replace citation data as a measure of journal use? An empirical examination. In: 10th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics, July 24-28, 2005, Stockholm.

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Abstract

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 journal usage but Impact Factors are not as valid.

Divisions:Concordia University > Libraries
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Duy, Joanna and Vaughan, Liwen
Corporate Authors:Concordia University Libraries
Date:2005
Funders:
  • Concordia University Libraries
Keywords:citation, impact factor, journal use
ID Code:6414
Deposited By:JOANNA DUY
Deposited On:26 Oct 2009 16:46
Last Modified:08 Dec 2010 18:53

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