Coercive Citation and the Impact Factor in the Business Category of the Web of Science


Objective Authorship of unfeasibly large numbers of publications may indicate guest authorship, plagiarism, or fabrication (eg, the discredited anesthetist Fujii published 30 trials in 1 year). However, it is difficult to accurately assess an individual’s true publication history in databases such as MEDLINE using searches for author name alone. We… (More)


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