Self citation

Self Citation

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Self-citation refers to citing one’s previous publications in a new publication. Author self-citation exists when the citing and the cited papers have at least 1 author in common.  For every scientist three main measures of self-citations were obtained: “Total self-citations”, i.e., the total number of self-citations (document level) that all the documents produced by a […]

Citation & References

Mechanical aspects of citations and references

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Citations in-text The Vancouver referencing style and the Harvard referencing style are the two referencing formats most frequently employed in scientific writing. The primary difference between the two styles is how references are provided in the running text. 1. Citations by names of authors, the Harvard system: references arranged alphabetically at the end. Eg: There […]