After discussing citation analysis as one possible tool for assessing student learning (at the meeting on 10/25), I wanted to post this bibliography of studies that have incorporated it as a methodology in their research. Please post any more that you may know of as comments.
-Callie Curran Morrell, Assumption College
Bibliography of Citation Analysis Research
Ackerson, L.G., and V.E. Young. “Evaluating the impact of library instruction methods on the quality of student research.” Research Strategies 12 (1994), p. 132-144.
Davis, Philip M. “The Effect of the web on undergraduate citation behavior: A 2000 Update.” College & Research Libraries (January 2002), p. 53-60.
Dykeman, Amy and Barbara King. “Term paper analysis: A proposal for evaluating bibliographic instruction.” Research Strategies 1 (Winter 1983) p. 18.
Gratch, B. “Toward a methodology for evaluation research paper bibliographies.” Research Strategies 3 (Fall 1985), p. 171-177.
Hovde, Karen. “Check the citation: library instruction and student paper bibliographies.” Research Strategies 17 (2000), p. 3-9.
King, D.N., and J.C. Ory. “Effects of library instruction on student research: a case study.” College and Research Libraries 42 (Jan. 1981). p.31-41.
Kohl, D.F. and L.A. Wilson. Effectiveness of course-integrated bibliographic instruction in improving coursework. RQ 27.2 (Winter 1986) p. 206-211.
Malone, D., and C. Videon. “Assessing undergraduate use of electronic resources: A quantitative analysis of works cited.” Research Strategies 15 (1997), p. 152-158.
Mohler, Beth. “Citation Analysis as an assessment tool.” Science and Technology Libraries 25.4 (2005), p. 57-64.
Robinson, Andrew M., and Karen Schlegl. “Student bibliographies improve when professors provide enforceable guidelines for citations.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 4.2 (2004), p. 275-290.
Ursin, Lara, Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, and Corey M. Johnson. “Assessing library instruction in the freshman seminar: a citation analysis study.” Reference Services Review 32.3 (2004) p. 284-292.
Young, Virginia E., and Linda G. Ackerson. “Evaluation of Student Research Paper Bibliographies: Refining Evaluation Criteria.” Research Strategies 13.2 (1995) p.80-93.