Will this post be cited more often? Non-content factors that influence citation rates

“For many researchers, the citation is a make-or-break concept. Most ranking algorithms use citations to determine a journal’s influence or impact. Publication in ‘high impact’ journals is often the key to tenure and promotion, and the number of times an article has been cited is often widely touted in tenure and promotion packets …” (more)

[the Undergraduate Science Librarian, 20 December]

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