Comparison of number of citations to full original articles versus brief reports

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Most biomedical journals accept original research articles in the form of “brief reports”. We compared the citations to full papers versus brief reports in a sample of journals on Infectious Diseases, Clinical Microbiology, and Antimicrobial Agents. Brief reports were cited less often than full-size articles [regression coefficient: 10.94 (95 % CI: 5.19, 16… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11192-012-0752-3

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@article{Mavros2012ComparisonON, title={Comparison of number of citations to full original articles versus brief reports}, author={Michael N. Mavros and Vangelis Bardakas and Petros I. Rafailidis and Thalia A. Sardi and Elena Demetriou and Matthew E. Falagas}, journal={Scientometrics}, year={2012}, volume={94}, pages={203-206} }