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Re: Core Journal Info Thanks Connie Foster (20 Jan 2005 16:37 UTC)

Re: Core Journal Info Thanks Connie Foster 20 Jan 2005 16:37 UTC

Lois,
If you feel driven to turn this into an article, it really would be
interesting for Serials Review as an expanded topic. Thanks!
connie foster

Lois Schultz wrote:

>A few weeks ago I posted a question on criteria for determining core
>journals.  Thanks to all who responded. I was asked by three or four
>individuals to post the information I received.  So here is a summary of
>the replies.
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>1.      It is a topic that has interest.  Two individuals requested that
>an article be written.
>2.      There are several different processes being used, the only
>processes that were noted more than once were Katz's Magazines for
>Libraries, citation reports and input from the teaching faculty.
>3.      Some specific disciplines have a core list or a list that is
>being used as a core list, i.e. Most Cited Legal Periodicals.
>4.      Ulrich's Serials Analysis system
>5.      Local use
>6.      Holdings at benchmark institutions
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>At Northern Kentucky University we have also looked at what is required
>by accrediting agencies
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>Lois Schultz
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>Professor and Head of Technical Services
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>263 Steely Library
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>Northern Kentucky University
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>Highland Heights, KY 41099
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>mail toschultz@nku.edu
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>(859)572-5275
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Connie Foster, Head
Department of Library Technical Services
Western Kentucky University Libraries
Editor, Serials Review
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connie.foster@wku.edu  tel.: 270-745-6151   fax: 270-745-3958
http://www.wku.edu
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