ERIC Number: EJ433189
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Frequency and Functional Use of Cited Documents in Information Science.
Hooten, Patricia A.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v42 n6 p397-404 Jul 1991
Describes a study which was conducted to examine factors that could explain the frequency and the nature of use of documents in citing texts over time. The use of frequently and infrequently cited papers by the authors who cited them is discussed, and the functional classification schemes used are explained. (23 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A