The table no 2 shows the authorship patter of the JEMF. Collaborative research is very much a feature of the library and information Science especially during the 21st century.
Degree of collaboration is an examination of the prominent area of inquiry in bibliometric studies indicating the trend in patterns of single and joint authorship in the publication of JEMF during the period under study shown in the above table.
It is found that the degree of collaboration in JEMF ranged from 0.30 to 0.86 during the publication from 2002 to 2014.
The table no 4 shows the total number of pages published by JEMF. It is inferred that averagely each articles published with 27 pages.
The table no 5 shows the length of the papers published in JEMF. It is revealed majorities of the articles (45-28%) have the length of 26-30pages.
Among them: Green Fields of Illinois (University of Illinois Campus Folksong Club CFC 201); Mountain Sacred Songs (County 508); The Blue Sky Boys (RCA Camden CAL 797); The Carter Family, Mid the Green Fields of Virginia (RCA Victor LPM-2772); The Railroad in Folksong (RCA Victor LPV-532); Railroad Songs and Ballads (Library of Congress Archive of Folk Song AFS L61); Dorsey Dixon, Howard Dixon, and Nancy Dixon, Babies in the Mill (Testament T-3301); The Carolina Tar Heels (Folk-Legacy FSA-24); Sarah Ogan Gunning, Girl of Constant Sorrow (Folk-Legacy FSA-26); Work's Many Voices (2 vols, JEMF
Following completion of my degree I worked at the John Edwards Memorial Foundation (JEMF
), the pioneering but chronically underfunded archive and research center at UCLA devoted to early country music.
Dan Patterson recounts the history of the now impressive Southern Folklife Collection from a shelf of recordings in Arthur Palmer Hudson's office up to its acquisition of the JEMF
Collection (formerly at the University of California, Los Angeles).