ERIC Number: EJ557189
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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A Qualitative Study of Scholars' Citation Behavior.
Wang, Peiling; White, Marilyn Domas
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v33 p255-61 1996
Identifies several aspects of citing behavior (reasons for citing, criteria used in decision making, and metalevel documentation concerns) by directly questioning researchers about decisions to cite or not to cite specific documents. The results reported are preliminary results related to citing behavior derived from a qualitative, longitudinal study of document use by academic agricultural economists. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIS Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD, October 21-24, 1996).