Author collaboration and impact: A note on citation rates of single and multiple authored articles

@article{Smart1986AuthorCA,
  title={Author collaboration and impact: A note on citation rates of single and multiple authored articles},
  author={John C. Smart and Alan E. Bayer},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={1986},
  volume={10},
  pages={297-305}
}
The acceptance rate of articles which are collaboratively authored tends to be higher than that for single-authored papers, thereby suggesting a generally positive relationship between collaboration and quality. The analysis of ten-year citation rates of 270 randomly selected articles in three applied fields likewise shows a similar relationship, with… CONTINUE READING

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