By Edward D. Garten, Delmus E. Williams, James M. Nyce
This quantity features a sequence of papers designed to assist directors meet the demanding situations of operating organisations in an ambiguous weather. all the articles deal with genuine administration difficulties from a learn standpoint. the quantity leads with a bibliometric learn designed to aid us comprehend the improvement of library technology and better schooling as disciplines and follows with a bit at the value of position for libraries, a learn of interactive companies tradition inside librarianship after which items on employees improvement and mentoring. Then, we glance on the paintings approaches of study librarians and administration schooling for librarians. eventually, we glance at carrier courses geared toward the Hispanic inhabitants and supply a place research of public libraries in Calcutta. As in previous quantity, this version of "ALAO" contains an eclectic selection of powerful papers that express the result of the type of learn that managers want, blending idea with an excellent dose of pragmaticism. The ensuing quantity provides major price to our literature because the essays it includes treats vintage difficulties in new methods.
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Many studies have shown that faculty perform research and publish in order to achieve promotion and tenure (Babchuck & Bates, 1962; DeYoung, 1985; Fox, 1983; Holly, 1977; Kasten, 1984; Lewis, 1980; Ruscio, 1987; Tien & Blackburn, 1996) or to pursue their own curiosity and determination for discovering the unknown (McKeachie, 1979; Tien, 2000). Faculty and administrators at the research institutions surveyed by Pellino, Blackburn, and Boberg (1984) agree that ‘‘publishing is the essence of scholarship’’ (p.
Higher Education and Library Science 19 established as a subdiscipline with applications in the history and sociology of knowledge, in communication, and in library and information science’’ (Lawani, 1981, p. 296). Bibliometrics reveals connections among scholars, such as citation patterns (citation analysis), the content of the material published (content analysis), or simple publication counts (King, 1987). , 1989), psychology (Meyers, 1970), and sociology (Smalley, 1981), among many others. Chemistry was the earliest discipline to utilize bibliometrics through citation analysis by ranking journals according to the number of times they were cited, and thereby producing a list of indispensable journals (Gross & Gross, 1927).
Bibliometrics was also used to determine the gender, Carnegie Classiﬁcation, and academic position of the authors in the journals. The statistical package SAS, created one-way frequency and percentage (descriptive) tables and two-way (inferential) chi-square tables to determine, ﬁrst of all, the frequencies and percentages of the variables tested for higher education and library and information science. Once the frequencies and percentages were performed, a chi-square test was performed on the variables tested to infer whether or not two categorical variables were associated with each other.
Advances in Library Administration and Organization, Volume 24 (Advances in Library Administration and Organization) (Advances in Library Administration ... in Library Administration and Organization) by Edward D. Garten, Delmus E. Williams, James M. Nyce