journal deaccession, error rate, electronic journals, back file, STEM journals, PDF quality
Data Set Description Summary
The data set contains two Supplementary Files that contain (1) metadata for 31 of Elsevier's journal backfile packages and (2) metadata and results of a PDF scan quality study.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Nelson, Gregory M. and Robbins, Paul KJ, "Data for Caveat Emptor-Scan Quality of Elsevier’s Digital Backfile PDF Collection" (2023). ScholarsArchive Data. 47.
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Harold B. Lee Library
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Supplementary File 1 is a listing of each of the 1,578 journals included in the Elsevier journal backfile packages purchased by the BYU Library. The following are the row headings and what is in each row.
Supplementary_File_2.zip (177717 kB)
Supplementary File 2 is a metadata listing of each PDF item from the 1,578 journals included in the Elsevier journal backfile packages purchased by the BYU Library. The following are the row headings and what is in each row.
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