Citation indexes for science. A new dimension in documentation through association of ideas. 1955.

@article{Garfield1955CitationIF,
  title={Citation indexes for science. A new dimension in documentation through association of ideas. 1955.},
  author={E. Garfield},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1955},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={
          1123-7; discussion 1127-8
        }
}
  • E. Garfield
  • Published 1955
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International journal of epidemiology
  • ‘The uncritical citation of disputed data by a writer, whether it be deliberate or not, is a serious matter. Of course, knowingly propagandizing unsubstantiated claims is particularly abhorrent, but just as many naive students may be swayed by unfounded assertions presented by a writer who is unaware of the criticisms. Buried in scholarly journals, critical notes are increasingly likely to be overlooked with the passage of time, while the studies to which they pertain, having been reported more… CONTINUE READING

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