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Citation Counts of Multi-Authored Papers — First-named Authors and Further Authors
To examine whether primary-citation indexing can be taken as an unbiased representation of all-author indexing, we compared the cited first-author counts (straight counts) with the cited all-authorExpand
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Sleeping beauties in psychology: comparisons of "hits" and "missed signals" in psychological journals.
Scientific publications tend to be forgotten quickly. A few works, however, are still cited 100 years and more after their publication. The author used bibliometric methods to compare "hits" (worksExpand
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Gaining scientific recognition by position: Does editorship increase citation rates?
We investigated three rival hypotheses concerning scientific communication and recognition: the performance hypothesis and two alternative assumptions, the reputation hypothesis and the resourceExpand
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The impact factor as a phantom: Is there a self-fulfilling prophecy effect of impact?
Can the journal impact factors regularly published in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) be shaped by a self‐fulfilling prophecy? This question was investigated by reference to a journal for whichExpand
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Effects of disciplines and countries on citation habits. An analysis of empirical papers in behavioural sciences
  • Lydia L. Lange
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • 1 September 1985
The theoretical introductions in empirical journal articles have been analyzed looking for factors determining citation habits. Own-country-biases and English-American predominance in citations wereExpand
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Interne und externe Einflüsse bei der dokumentierten Nutzung von Fachliteratur
Zusammenfassung. Anliegen der vorliegenden Untersuchung ist es, ausere beeintrachtigenden Faktoren (in diesem Falle politische) in ihrer Wirkung auf die wissenschaftliche Kommunikation zu analysierenExpand
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Interactions between disciplines and countries in methodical preferences for empirical research
  • Lydia L. Lange
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Scientometrics
  • 1 November 1986
Scientific results of empirical research depend on the methods used. The selection of empirical methods by scientists is not solely determined by the subject of research or by theory. Social andExpand