ERIC Number: EJ678964
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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The Social Act of Citing: Towards New Horizons in Citation Theory.
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v40 p12-20 2003
Draws together central research on scientific problem solving and scientific documentation from a number of fields and demonstrates its latent potential for a general theory of citing. Examines the interdisciplinary field of diffusion research and empirical composition studies dealing with the act of citing. Concludes with a preliminary outline of a general theory. (AEF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIST (American Society for Information Science and Technology) Annual Meeting (66th, Washington, DC, October 19-22, 2003).