Practitioners and academics as authors and readers: the case of LIS journals

  title={Practitioners and academics as authors and readers: the case of LIS journals},
  author={Christian Schl{\"o}gl and Wolfgang G. Stock},
  journal={J. Documentation},
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to explore the relationship between practitioners and academics in scholarly communication in library and information science (LIS) journals.Design/methodology/approach – The research is based on a reader survey, a citation analysis and an editor survey. The reader survey identifies both differences in journal rankings between practitioners and academics and the contribution of practitioners to LIS journals. The editor survey provides the proportions of… 

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