Meadows J "A practical line in bibliometrics" Interlending and Document Supply 33(2): 90-94 2005.
eugene.garfield at THOMSON.COM
Thu Oct 27 16:17:01 EDT 2005
Jack Meadows : a.j.meadows at lboro.ac.uk
Title: A practical line in bibliometrics
Author(s): Meadows J
Source: INTERLENDING & DOCUMENT SUPPLY 33 (2): 90-94 2005
Document Type: Article Language: English
Cited References: 34 Times Cited: 0
Purpose - The purpose of this article is to describe Maurice Line ' s
continuing interest in bibliometrics and in its possible application to
library problems since the 1970s. He has especially emphasized two strands.
One is the concept of obsolescence and how it applies in practice. The
other is citation studies of the social sciences, which tend to have been
ignored in comparison with the sciences. He has particularly explored the
limitations that need to be taken into account when trying to apply
bibliometric ideas in practical contexts.
Design/methodology/approach - An analysis of Line ' s publications on
bibliometrics led to a selection of major themes in his writings. A
subsequent study of the publications of others who wrote on this topic over
the same period provided a framework for assessing his work.
Findings - Maurice Line played an important role in the development of this
area of bibliometrics, though he slightly modified some of his early ideas
as time has passed.
Originality/value - Provides a background to Maurice Line ' s interest in
bibliometrics since the 1970s.
Addresses: Meadows J (reprint author), Univ Loughborough, Loughborough,
Univ Loughborough, Loughborough, Leics England
Publisher: EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LIMITED, 60/62 TOLLER LANE, BRADFORD
BD8 9BY, W YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND
IDS Number: 951ZS
ARCHIBALD G, 1991, SCIENTOMETRICS, V20, P173.
BENSMAN SJ, 2001, J AM SOC INF SCI TEC, V52, P714.
BROADUS RN, 1967, AM SOCIOL, P19.
BRODMAN E, 1944, B MED LIB ASS, V32, P479.
BROOKES BC, 1970, J DOC, V26, P283.
BROOKES BC, 1976, J DOC, V32, P320.
BURTON RE, 1960, AM DOC, V11, P18.
EARLE P, 1969, J DOC, V25, P123.
FUSSLER HH, 1949, LIBRARY Q, V19, P19.
GROSS PLK, 1927, SCIENCE, V66, P385.
LINE M, 1976, INT SOC SCI J, V28, P122.
LINE MB, 1970, J DOC, V26, P46.
LINE MB, 1973, J DOC, P72.
LINE MB, 1974, BLL REV, V2, P125.
LINE MB, 1974, J DOC, V30, P283.
LINE MB, 1975, COLL RES LIBR, V36, P393.
LINE MB, 1977, INT LIB REV, P429.
LINE MB, 1978, COLLECTION MANAGEMEN, V2, P313.
LINE MB, 1979, DISISS RES REPORTS A, V3.
LINE MB, 1986, BRIT J ACAD LIB, P160.
LINE MB, 1993, LIBR TRENDS, V41, P665.
LINE MB, 2001, IFLA J, V27, P247.
LOUTTIT CM, 1957, AM PSYCHOL, P14.
MOORE TS, 1947, CHEM SOC 1841 1941, P171.
PRICE D, 1963, LITTLE SCI BIG SCI.
RIDER F, 1944, SCHOLAR FUTURE RES L, P3.
SANDISON A, 1974, J AM SOC INFORM SCI, V25, P172.
SCALES PA, 1976, J DOC, V32, P17.
SENGUPTA IN, 1973, J DOC, V29, P192.
STINSON ER, 1987, J INF SCI, V13, P65.
SULLIVAN MV, 1980, LIBR RES, V2, P29.
TAYLOR CR, 1976, COLLECTION MANAGEMEN, V1, P27.
WOOD DN, 1969, J DOC, V25, P108.
XHIGNESSE LV, 1967, AM PSYCHOL, V22, P778.
More information about the SIGMETRICS