ERIC Number: EJ410646
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Measuring Referencing Practices.
Kidd, J. S.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v41 n3 p157-63 Apr 1990
Describes a study in which bibliometric analyses confirmed that review articles on topics generating high levels of research tend to have relatively voluminous bibliographies made up of a disproportionate number of very recent sources. A hot-topic index is developed that appears to possess heightened discriminative power for exploring referencing practices. (12 references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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