- History with an Impact: The Most Cited Articles in the Journal of Library History and Its Successors over the Past Fifty Years
- Information & Culture: A Journal of History
- University of Texas Press
- Volume 50, Number 3, 2015
- pp. 285-314
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The Journal of Library History established itself in 1966 as a leading venue for publishing scholarship addressing libraries and librarianship. In recognition of the journal’s 50th anniversary, this study uses data derived from Google Scholar to identify the articles in JLH and its successors that have been cited most often. Additionally, this essay reveals the journal has contained scholarship that cites library history both inside and outside the discipline of library and information science.