USE OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES IN SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS: A CITATION ANALYSIS

AUTHORS: ALICE M. OKORE AND NNENNA A. OBIDIKE

FROM UNIZIK JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE VOL. 3 NO 2. DECEMBER, 2012

PUBLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA.

This paper analyzesd citation behaviour of library and information science professional authors in the 2nd Professional Summit on Information Science and Technology (PSIST) held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria, May 3 -7 , 2010 and also verified whether some improvement has been made in their use of e-resources. A total of 72 articles presented at the 2010 Summit were examined. All articles presented at the summit were used for the study. The data were collected by counting all the articles references. The study showed that the LIS professionals citation behaviour was in favour of print citation. The total number of print citations were more than the total number of e-citations. Females contributed more e-citations than males. There is some improvement in the citation of very recent e- resources.

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