ANALYTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF DOCUMENT FLOW OF THE DISSERTATIONS ON LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE IN THE USA AND CANADA UNIVERSITIES
Doctor of Pedagogy, Professor of the
Moscow State Regional Technological University
of the city of Korolev
The article discusses the results of the research of document dissertations flow of in the field of library and
information science, bibliography and bibliology, as well as information management for the period of 100 years. Scientometric approach, including sources, research, historical method, as well as elements of the content analysis were applied to solve the study tasks. The author has carried out a thematic selection of English-language dissertations from several foreign sources, including databases of the company UMIProQuest and Canada Libraries and Archives. The development trends of library and information science in the USA, United Kingdom and Canada for a hundred year period are investigated. The author compiled and published the annotated list of English-language theses on this topic with the translation to Russian language.
Keywords: library and information science, library science and information dissertation analysis, bibliometric