Obsolescence of physics literature: Exponential decrease of the density of citations to Physical Review articles with age

@article{Gupta1990ObsolescenceOP,
  title={Obsolescence of physics literature: Exponential decrease of the density of citations to Physical Review articles with age},
  author={Usha Gupta},
  journal={JASIS},
  year={1990},
  volume={41},
  pages={282-287}
}
The aging of physics journals (and indeed of all scientific journals) has been a much discussed, and often debated, subject (Burton & Kebler, 1960; Brookes, 1970; MacRae, 1969; Line, 1970; 1974; Sandison, 1971a; 1971b; 1974; 1975; Chen, 1972; Documentation, 1960; Seymour, 1972; Rao, 1973; Ash, 1974; Griffith, 1979; Miyamoto, 1981; McCain & Bobbick, 1981; Midorikawa, 1983; Hodowanec, 1983; Lambert, 1985; Wallace, 1986). It has been known for a long time that the use of scientific literature… CONTINUE READING

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