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ERIC Number: EJ392407
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Thinking about Citation Analysis.
Sandison, Alexander
Journal of Documentation, v45 n1 p59-64 Mar 1989
Argues that the difficulties of identifying and estimating the size of any pools of citable items are so great that comparisons of citation counts are rarely valid, and that the relationship between the value of a work and its citation can only be assessed by careful study of the citing paper. (four references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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