ERIC Number: EJ606760
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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How Can We Investigate Citation Behavior? A Study of Reasons for Citing Literature in Communication.
Case, Donald O.; Higgins, Georgeann M.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n7 p635-45 May 2000
Addresses authors' motivations for citing documents through a literature review and an empirical study. The works of two highly cited authors in communication were identified and all authors who cited them were surveyed regarding why a document was cited and the citer's relationship to the cited author and document. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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