Who Publishes in Top-Tier Library Science Journals? An Analysis by Faculty Status and Tenure

Quinn Galbraith, Elizabeth Smart, Sara D. Smith, Megan Reed

Abstract

This study analyzes the status and background of authors publishing in high-impact library science journals. Twenty-three high-impact journals were selected in this study by both quantitative and qualitative measures, while the analysis of author background focuses on whether the author holds a faculty status position with a tenure track. This study finds that 76% of academic librarians publishing in top-tier library science journals have faculty status.

Full Text:

PDF
Copyright ©2014 Quinn Galbraith, Elizabeth Smart, Sara D. Smith, and Megan Reed, Attribution-NonCommercial (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) CC BY-NC


Article Views (Last 12 Months)

No data available

Contact ACRL for article usage statistics from 2010-April 2017.

Article Views (By Year/Month)

2019
January: 1
February: 2
March: 2
April: 3
May: 4
June: 4
July: 5
August: 1
September: 2
2018
January: 7
February: 3
March: 6
April: 6
May: 4
June: 4
July: 1
August: 5
September: 4
October: 5
November: 2
December: 3
2017
April: 0
May: 1
June: 2
July: 8
August: 5
September: 4
October: 3
November: 3
December: 5