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Gary Malet wrote:
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> >> The question is how do you measure "top"?  Circulation?
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> These are the circulation figures for medical journals in 1996 from PERQ.

> Unless I read it wrong, these are the $ figures for advertising.

> http://www.medmktnews.com/perq/fall96/pagetwo.htm
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> Interestingly, many of these don't seem to be indexed in Medline.
> Many are sent out to all physicians for free.

Correct.  These are known as controlled circulation journals sent to a
target audience and, in general, are not considered in terms of
"prestigious journals."
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> Doesn't the "Brandon Hill" list apply to textbooks and not journals.

Brandon-Hill includes journals
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> Is there a guide for a core medical collection for a hospital library?

> Brandon-Hill; I also like to use Ann Intern Med's list as an adjunct.

Lee Hover
Manager, Scientific Information
Integrated Communications Corp
Parsippany, NJ
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