What factors determine citation counts of publications in chemistry besides their quality?

@article{Bornmann2012WhatFD,
  title={What factors determine citation counts of publications in chemistry besides their quality?},
  author={Lutz Bornmann and Hermann Schier and Werner Marx and Hans-Dieter Daniel},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={11-18}
}
A number of bibliometric studies point out that citation counts are a function of many variables besides scientific quality. In this paper our aim is to investigate these factors that usually impact the number of citation counts, using an extensive data set from the field of chemistry. The data set contains roughly 2000 manuscripts that were submitted to the journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition (AC-IE) as short communications, reviewed by external reviewers, and either published in… CONTINUE READING

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