Author self-citation in medical literature

Kovašic, Nataša; Mišak, Aleksandra
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/22/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 13, p1929
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study that investigated the author self-citation in medical literature. Focus of the study on diabetes mellitus as representative of the general clinical medical literature; Discussion on the inverse correlation between the proportion of author self-citations and impact factor of a journal; Implication of the study in medical publications.


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