Judith M. Nixon

1Marianne S Bracke
1Robert S Freeman
1Scott Deatherage
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In the library science field, there is no professionally accepted tiered list of journals in the United States to guide librarians, as there is in other academic disciplines. This situation creates a challenge for both new and experienced librarians who wish to make a serious contribution to librarianship by publishing articles. This article outlines a(More)
Periodicals and serials have been inflating at double-digit rates for years. As no library can shoulder inflation rates over many years, these escalating serial prices lead inevitably to the question, which periodicals to cancel and which to keep. This is not an easy question to answer; evaluating the collection is a complicated and often subjective(More)
  • Marianne S Bracke, Sharon A Weiner, Judith M Nixon, Scott Deatherage, Deatherage, Scott +1 other
  • 2013
The purpose of this paper was to identify existing criteria that may be considered in evaluating journals in the scholarship of teaching and learning in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. This can assist faculty authors and evaluators of promotion and tenure cases to explain indicators of the quality of the publications. The commonly(More)
A recent survey of collection librarians at large academic libraries with patron-driven e-Book acquisition programs (e-Book PDA) has shown that a majority of these librarians support the programs and believe that patrons choose good quality e-Books that have higher circulation rates than e-Books selected by librarians. E-Book PDA is becoming an increasingly(More)
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