[Sigmetrics] Chinese versus US article output?

David Wojick dwojick at craigellachie.us
Sat Oct 17 10:12:13 EDT 2015

Indeed, Sylvan, a Google Scholar search on "author order" produces over 2,600 hits. Scanning the first few abstracts indicates that there is a lot of variation in the meaning of author order. So first author might not be a good general method. If only science were simple! It is not.


On Oct 17, 2015, at 9:38 AM, Sylvan Katz <j.s.katz at sussex.ac.uk> wrote:

> Check the published research in journals like Scientometrics on the significance of author order. it has been examined a number of times of over the past couple of decades There isn't an accepted author order on publications. It can vary according to social variety of social conventions in different fields, institutions, etc
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