Show simple item record Shaw, Debora Vaughan, Lewin 2011-07-14T20:39:38Z 2011-07-14T20:39:38Z 2003
dc.identifier.citation Vaughan, L., & Shaw, D. (2003). Bibliographic and Web citations: What is the difference? Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 54(14), 1313-1322. en
dc.description.abstract Web citations have been proposed as comparable to, even replacements for, bibliographic citations, notably in assessing the academic impact of work in promotion and tenure decisions. We compared bibliographic and Web citations to articles in 46 journals in library and information science. For most journals (57%), Web citations correlated significantly with both bibliographic citations listed in the Social Sciences Citation Index and the ISI‘s Journal Impact Factor. Many of the Web citations represented intellectual impact, coming from other papers posted on the Web (30%) or from class readings lists (12%). Web citation counts were typically higher than bibliographic citation counts for the same article. Journals with more Web citations tended to have Web sites that provided tables of contents on the Web, while less cited journals did not have such publicity. The number of Web citations to journal articles increased from 1992 to 1997. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher John Wiley and Sons en
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dc.subject Bibliographic Citations en
dc.subject Web Citations en
dc.title Bibliographic and Web citations: What is the difference? en
dc.type Article en

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