Information flows among academic disciplines in Japan
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- Urata, H. Scientometrics (1990) 18: 309. doi:10.1007/BF02017767
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An attempt is made to clarify the relationships among disciplines by examining the flow of citation and the migration of scholars in the humanities and social sciences in Japan. The results of both methods are consistent with each other. In humanities and social sciences in Japan, distinct hierarchical relationships are recognized between disciplines offering much information to other disciplines and disciplines obtaining much information from other disciplines.