ERIC Number: EJ255846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Structural Characteristics and Citation Rates of Education Journals.
Smart, John C.; Elton, Charles F.
American Educational Research Journal, v18 n4 p399-413 Win 1981
The citation rate of scientific papers in journal literature has been related to the quality and scholarly stature of scientists and organizations. Most of the variability in the citation frequency has been explained by five structural journal characteristics. Their relative importance and relationship to qualitative considerations were discussed. (DWH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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