This study explores the citation pattern of health science related subjects, using the theses and dissertations in 90 and 91 academic years of TMU as the research samples. Findings of this study can not only provide information for decision making of budget allocation in TMU library, but also serve as the reference for other medical universities and colleges in Taiwan. Findings of this study has found that the theses and dissertations of colleges in TMU present identical citation patterns, following the order of ”journal-monograph-others internet resources” as well as preferring foreign languages as the language used in citations. Furthermore, in terms of the availability of library materials, the availability of Chinese and foreign language journals in TMU library is about 60% whereas there is 18% difference between Chinese (46.77%) and foreign language (29.14%) monograph collection. Finally, in terms of the budget allocations for journals and monograph collection, the results from this study reveal the percentages of the use of journal and monograph collection as citations in theses and dissertations of colleges in TMU are 88.5:11.5. The actual execution of purchase budget in TMU library is about this percentage.
|Translated title of the contribution||The Application of Citation Analysis to Budget Allocation in Health Sciences Collection: A Case Study of the Taipei Medical University Library|
|Original language||Traditional Chinese|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1 2004|