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Scientometrics

, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 521–531 | Cite as

Temporal differences in self-citation rates of scientific journals

  • R. Rousseau
Article

Abstract

Temporal differences in self-citing and self-cited rates of journals are studied. It is concluded that the citation curve of a journal is composed of two curves with different characteristics: a self-citation (or self-cited) curve and a curve representing external citations.

Keywords

Journal Citation Report Citation Indicator Citation Curve Affinity Index External Citation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Rousseau
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  1. 1.Faculty of Industrial Sciences and Technology Zeedijk 101KHBOOostende(Belgium)

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