Reference investigation of theories and theses submitted to the Tshwane University of Technology: 2004 - 2005 .


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Plot. BackgroundResearch problemResearch designResultsProblems and limitationsAdvantages of reference analysisSignificance of the study. Foundation. . Research issue. How does the utilization of data sources by master\'s and doctoral (M
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Reference examination of propositions and papers submitted to the Tshwane University of Technology: 2004 - 2005 Adriaan Swanepoel swanepoelaj@tut.ac.za

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Outline Background Research issue Research configuration Results Problems and constraints Advantages of reference investigation Significance of the review

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Background

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Research issue How does the utilization of data sources by ace\'s and doctoral (M&D) understudies contrast between the resources of TUT, and to what degree does the Library and Information Services give access to a subset (diaries) of the data sources that are generally utilized by M&D understudies?

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Sub-issues Which sorts of data sources do M&D understudies of various resources utilize most and slightest, and to what degree does it change from year to year? Which diaries do M&D understudies of various resources utilize most and minimum, and to what degree does it change from year to year? What exactly degree does the LIS keep or give access to the diaries that are generally utilized by M&D understudies?

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Research plan Nature: Longitudinal Data sources: All TUT postulations since 2004 Timeframe: Retrospective Data accumulation: Per personnel a. Number of references per data sort b. Number of references per theory c. Number of postulations per subject teach d. Recurrence of diary titles refered to e. Refered to diaries claimed by the library Method: Citation tallying

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Method Analysis and estimation (numbering) of references as indicated by foreordained and very much characterized classes Quantification and requesting/positioning of the sorted units Analysis and examination of achieved information Interpretation of the information seeing that exploration inquiries are concerned

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Total propositions, resources, and so forth (2004 – May 2005) Number of proposals 93 Number of expositions 11 Submitted in 2004 63 Submitted up to May 2005 41 Faculties 11 Departments 40 Subjects (CESM categories*) 33 * Council on Higher Education. Arrangement of Educational Subject Matter

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Theses, papers per workforce Agricultural Sciences 8 Arts 5 Business School 2 Economic Sciences 3 Education 22 Engineering 13 Health Sciences 14 Information and Communication Technology 7 Management Sciences 7 Natural Sciences 8 Social Sciences 16

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Information sources refered to Sound recordings, TV and film 4 Personal communication 132 Electronic 697 Paper 7141 TOTAL 7974

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Material sorts refered to % N Books 38.80 3094 Journals 36.47 2908 Web locales & CD-ROMs 7.71 615 Govt. Publications 4.82 384 Proceedings/papers 3.11 248 Theses/Dissertations 1.86 148 Personal communication 1.44 115 NGO Reports 1.04 83

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Material sorts refered to % N Newspapers 1.00 80 Technical data 0.23 18 Patents 0.08 6 Radio, TV, film, video 0.06 5 Maps 0.03 2 Sound recordings 0.01 1 Scores 0.00 0 Graphic illustrations 0.00 0

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Material sorts refered to % N Other 3.05 243 Comic books 0.41 33

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Use of diaries, books, sites & CD-ROM Average number of references per theory

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Use of diaries, books, sites & CD-ROM Average number of references per postulation

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Use of theories/expositions, specialized information and licenses Average number of references per proposal

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Journals utilized per personnel Faculty of Natural Sciences

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Journals utilized per workforce Faculty of Health Sciences

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Journals refered to Jnl titles cited Frequency 1088 1 – 4 71 5 – 9 23 10 - 14 3 15 – 19 5 20 – 24 2 25 – 29 3 30 – 34 2 35 – 39 2 40 – 44 0 45 – 64 1 65 – 69

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Journals refered to Jnl titles cited Frequency LIS Holdings 1088 1 – 4 not yet decided 71 5 – 9 12 23 10 - 14 7 3 15 – 19 1 5 20 – 24 4 2 25 – 29 0 3 30 – 34 1 2 35 – 39 1 2 40 – 44 1 0 45 – 64 0 1 65 – 69 1

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Problems and impediments R esearchers will probably utilize materials to which they have nearby get to C itations might be added to expand the proposition\'s length and academic appearance R esearchers may refer to works of negligible significance R esearchers may not refer to all works used to set up the theory H andbooks and course readings frequently don\'t get references as they are underestimated by understudies. Sylvia,1998:20-28

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Advantages Citation examination gives a subtle strategy for getting information on which data assets are being utilized By utilizing references from theories and expositions as information sources, even relative unpracticed analysts can accumulate the information effectively and thoroughly C itation investigation is a technique that keeps away from deliberate accommodation of information, "scientists can really assemble a genuine populace of references" (Zipp, 1996 :341)

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Significance of the review

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Adriaan Swanepoel Acting Director Library and Information Services (Pretoria Campus) Tshwane University of Technology South Africa swanepoelaj@tut.ac.za We enable individuals

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