ERIC Number: EJ615318
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Web-based Analyses of E-Journal Impact: Approaches, Problems, and Issues.
Harter, Stephen P.; Ford, Charlotte E.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n13 p1159-76 Nov 2000
Assess the ways in which citation searching of scholarly print journals is and is not analogous to backlink searching of scholarly e-journal articles on the Web, and identifies problems and issues related to conducting and interpreting such searches. Findings call into question the legitimacy of using backlink searches to evaluate the scholarly impact of e-journals and e-journal articles. (Contains 11 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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