CHARACTERISTICS OF SELF-CITATIONS IN JOURNAL OF NATURAL RUBBER RESEARCH 1988- 1997: A TEN-YEAR BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY

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W. S. Tiew

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Analyses the extent of journal self-citation and author self-citation in the research articles and short communications published in Journal of Natural Rubber Research during 1988 to 1997. Results show that 53% of articles contained journal self-citations; the rate of journal self-citations per article ranges between 1 to 12; a high percentage of authors (61.4%) contributing articles to the journal cited themselves; a tendency is noticed for authors affiliated to the institution publishing the journal to cite the journal; the highest self-citing author is A. D.
Roberts.

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Tiew, W. S. (2000). CHARACTERISTICS OF SELF-CITATIONS IN JOURNAL OF NATURAL RUBBER RESEARCH 1988- 1997: A TEN-YEAR BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY. Malaysian Journal of Library &Amp; Information Science, 5(1), 95–104. Retrieved from http://mjlis.um.edu.my/index.php/MJLIS/article/view/6824
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