Use of Immediacy Index in studies

Ackermann, Eric egackerma at RADFORD.EDU
Thu Feb 13 09:50:50 EST 2003

Does anyone know of any studies that have used ISI's Immediacy Index? It is (if I remember correctly) part of their Journal Citation Reports package. I have been unsuccessful so far in finding any. My interest lies in their possible use in the study of fast moving literatures in science.


Eric Ackermann
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Radford University
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