Citations found in Theological Seminary Ph.D./Th.D. dissertations completed between 2006 and 2010 at Andrews University were analyzed to determine how much of the cited resources were held by the library, what types of resources were used, and their age. The study showed that 2/3 of the citations were books and almost 1/3 were periodicals, 84% of the citations were held by James White Library, and the majority of the citations were published within 60 years of the dissertations’ completion dates. The study also revealed that five of the 27 most frequently cited periodicals were included in ranked lists of three similar studies.
Helms, Cynthia Mae and Helms, Bernard
"A Citation Study of Andrews University Theological Seminary Dissertations,"
Journal of Adventist Libraries and Archives: Vol. 3
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.andrews.edu/jala/vol3/iss1/1