A categorization of arguments for counting methods for publication and citation indicators


Due to the increasing number of authors per publication, a change in counting method for a publication or citation indicator will often change the result of the indicator. Therefore it is important to know why a specific counting method has been applied. I have analyzed arguments for counting methods in a sample of 13 recent bibliometric studies and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joi.2017.05.009


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