A Citation Analysis of Australian Economic Journals

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Abstract

This paper reports the results from a citation analysis of five economics journals between 1993 and 1997. The main contribution of the paper is to provide some insights into which journals Australian economists cite. The findings suggest that there is a core of important journals which Australian economists use; however, some of the most cited titles differ from those identified in previous overseas studies. This has important implications for academic libraries faced with a choice between competing titles in the economics area, when most are being forced to cut subscriptions to overseas periodicals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-133
Number of pages15
JournalAustralian Academic & Research Libraries
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999

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