ERIC Number: EJ397602
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Editors-in-Chief of Medical Journals: Are They Experts, Authorities, Both, or Neither?
Zsindely, Sandor; Schubert, Andras
Communication Research, v16 n5 p695-700 Oct 1989
Uses citation analysis to study the professional status and influence of the editors-in-chief of 769 medical journals. Finds that these editors-in-chief are, at least in their own specialties, not necessarily experts but authorities. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Bibliometric Methods for the Study of Scholarly Communication.