Disciplinary, national, and departmental contributions to the literature of library and information science, 2007-2012

@article{Walters2016DisciplinaryNA,
  title={Disciplinary, national, and departmental contributions to the literature of library and information science, 2007-2012},
  author={William H. Walters and Esther Isabelle Wilder},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2016},
  volume={67},
  pages={1487-1506}
}
We investigate the contributions of particular disciplines, countries, and academic departments to the literature of library and information science (LIS) using data for the articles published in 31 journals from 2007 to 2012. In particular, we examine the contributions of authors outside the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada; faculty in departments other than LIS; and practicing librarians. Worldwide, faculty in LIS departments account for 31% of the journal literature; librarians… CONTINUE READING
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