Citations

Does Open Access Result In More Policy Citations?
Open Access
November 15, 2022

Does Open Access Result In More Policy Citations?

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Tips For Citing Blogs in Your Research: Lessons from Urban Planning
Communication
July 18, 2022

Tips For Citing Blogs in Your Research: Lessons from Urban Planning

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We Cannot Cite Our Way to Equality, But Citational Justice Is Vital
Communication
June 3, 2022

We Cannot Cite Our Way to Equality, But Citational Justice Is Vital

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Wha …? Citation Counts Aren’t Necessarily a Proxy for Influence? 
Impact
February 22, 2022

Wha …? Citation Counts Aren’t Necessarily a Proxy for Influence? 

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Would You Forego Citations for Journal Status?

Would You Forego Citations for Journal Status?

Presenting evidence from a new analysis of business and management academics, the authors explore how journal status is valued by these academics and the point at which journal status becomes more prized than academic influence.

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Work from Female Researchers Is Less Cited. But It’s Read More. Why?

Work from Female Researchers Is Less Cited. But It’s Read More. Why?

The gender gap in citations between male and female researchers is well documented. Lin Zhang and Gunnar Sivertsen find that while papers authored by female researchers are less cited, they are more frequently engaged with by readers.

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Keeping an Eye on Who We Cite – and Who We Don’t

Keeping an Eye on Who We Cite – and Who We Don’t

“Make sure you’re not only citing white guys!” That was the unmistakable takeaway Wednesday as Deen Freelon discussed his research into citation inequities in the social sciences.

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Who Gets to Be Part of the Social Science Canon?

Who Gets to Be Part of the Social Science Canon?

Drawing on a quantitative study of sociologists in the 20th century, Nicole Holzhauser argues that not only the content of scientific work, but also social capital has historically played a significant role in allocating recognition and power.

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Does Research Being in a Review Article Cannibalize Your Citations?

Does Research Being in a Review Article Cannibalize Your Citations?

Review papers play a significant role in curating the scholarly record. Drawing on a study of close to six million research articles, Peter McMahan, shows how review papers not only focus and shift attention onto particular papers, but also serve to shape entire research domains by linking them together and outlining core concepts. As such, the constitutive role of review papers and those who write them warrant further attention.

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Writing Scholarly Articles That Get Cited More Than the Competition

Writing Scholarly Articles That Get Cited More Than the Competition

When readers — even academic readers — do not understand an article, they are unlikely to read it, much less absorb it, share it and be influenced by its ideas.

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Excerpt from ‘What’s Wrong with Social Science and How to Fix It’

Excerpt from ‘What’s Wrong with Social Science and How to Fix It’

Alvaro de Menard, which we accept as the nom de blog of a non-academic “independent researcher of dubious nature” and who is […]

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What Research Made the Most Impact 10 Years Later?

What Research Made the Most Impact 10 Years Later?

Sage 5065 Impact

This year, SAGE will analyze citation data for articles published in SAGE journals in 2009 to find out the most highly cited through the end of 2019. In May, we will present our inaugural 10-Year Impact Awards to the authors of the three papers with the most citations and share helpful insights we learned.

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