Gorman GE "How do we count our chickens? Or do citation counts count? " Online Information Review 29(6):581-584, 2005.
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Title: How do we count our chickens? Or do citation counts count?
Author(s): Gorman GE
Source: ONLINE INFORMATION REVIEW 29 (6): 581-584 2005
Document Type: Editorial Material
Cited References: 3 Times Cited: 1
Purpose - This issue aims to look into the subject of citation counts and
whether they have an impact on the articles being cited.
Design/methodology/approach - Uses Selgens list of citations that have been
counted within such areas as: review articles, long articles, short
publications and research fields as an example.
Findings - Finds that citation counts and impact factors can be easily
Originality/value - Gives a strong view to a controversial subject.
Author Keywords: performance measures; reference services; literature
Addresses: Gorman GE (reprint author), Victoria Univ Wellington, Sch
Management, Wellington, New Zealand
Victoria Univ Wellington, Sch Management, Wellington, New Zealand
Publisher: EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LIMITED, 60/62 TOLLER LANE, BRADFORD
BD8 9BY, W YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND
Subject Category: COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS; INFORMATION
SCIENCE & LIBRARY SCIENCE
IDS Number: 000WI
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