This study has investigated the errors of quotation in articles of Library and Information Science journals in Taiwan. A total of 622 quotations cited in 111 Chinese journal articles, from four Library and Information Science journals, published 2011 to 2013, were obtained for citation analysis. The study analyzed quotation errors in journal articles, and accuracy of direct quotation and paraphrase. The results of the study reveal that: the average of the quotation error rate within journal articles was 13.67%. The types with the highest quotation error rate were the referenced article failed to substantiate, was unrelated to, or contradicted the author’s assertions, and the secondary references did not credit the original author. The journal with the occurrence of correct paraphrasing ranged from 90.77% to 96.65%.This study suggestions that authors should attach importance to accuracy of quotations in scholarly articles. Furthermore, interviews of journal editorial group could be conducted to investigate the ways to improve the accuracy of references and quotations in the perspective of journal editors.
教育資料與圖書館學=Journal of Educational Media and Library 52(2)，頁127-156