Scholarly journals in agricultural economics libraries/reference rooms: A survey

Grace Dote, Louise Letnes

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The purpose of this study was to develop a core list of journals for the field of agricultural economics. For this study, the holdings of members of the Agricultural Economics Reference Organization who represent agricultural economics libraries in the U.S. and Canada were surveyed. The resulting list of titles is compared to four similar lists, three in agricultural economics and the fourth in economics. Using any one list of journals is inadequate for collection development in agricultural economics. This survey list, along with other similar lists, can be used for decision making in selection and management of journal titles in the field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-63
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Agricultural and Food Information
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1996


  • Agricultural economics literature
  • Agricultural economics reference organization (aero)
  • Collection development
  • Core lists
  • Journal selection
  • Surveys

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