A microscope or a mirror?: A question of study validity regarding the use of dissertation citation analysis for evaluating research collections
Abbreviated Journal Title
J. Acad. Librariansh.
BEHAVIOR; WEB; Information Science & Library Science
Use of dissertation citation analysis for collection evaluation was investigated. Analysis of 1842 education dissertation citations from three institutions suggests the assumption of doctoral student expertise in their use of the scholarly literature may be overstated. For purposes of developing research collections, dependence on dissertation citation analyses should proceed cautiously.
Journal of Academic Librarianship
"A microscope or a mirror?: A question of study validity regarding the use of dissertation citation analysis for evaluating research collections" (2004). Faculty Bibliography 2000s. 4200.