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An Analysis of Journal Use by Structural Biologists with Applications for Journal Collection Development Decisions.

Published on Sep 1, 2001in College & Research Libraries1.95
· DOI :10.5860/crl.62.5.422
Claudia Lascar4
Estimated H-index: 4
(CCNY: City College of New York),
Loren D. Mendelsohn3
Estimated H-index: 3
(CCNY: City College of New York)
Abstract
This paper defines and examines structural biology as a subdiscipline of molecular biology. Using bibliometric methodologies, it analyzes the publication and citation patterns of a sample group of structural biologists from multiple institutions. The citations analyzed covered a very large subject range, demonstrating the multidisciplinary nature of this subfield. The results were consistent with several models for journal selection. These models were used to compile a short list of specialized titles supporting structural biology. Although the research was performed on a relatively small group of local researchers, it has broader applications for other institutions attempting to develop similar collections.
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