[Self-citations: the stepchildren of scientometrics?].

Abstract

Self-references, self-citations are considered by some as the sign of vanity, and deemed to be omitted from scientometrics analyses. In fact, self-citations reveal information in the study of scientific communications that is different but not less valuable than citations received from others. In the practice of self-citation severe ethical issues may… (More)
DOI: 10.1556/650.2016.30443

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@article{Schubert2016SelfcitationsTS, title={[Self-citations: the stepchildren of scientometrics?].}, author={Andr{\'a}s Schubert}, journal={Orvosi hetilap}, year={2016}, volume={157 32}, pages={1289-93} }