Emergence of a Citation Cartel

Philip Davis pmd8 at CORNELL.EDU
Tue Apr 10 06:41:46 EDT 2012

Emergence of a Citation Cartel
10 April, 2012
The Scholarly Kitchen

"In a 1999 essay published in Science titled, “Scientific Communication — A Vanity Fair?” George Franck warned us on the possibility of citation cartels — groups of editors and journals working together for mutual benefit. To date, this behavior has not been widely documented; however, when you first view it, it is astonishing."

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