The lifecycle of research citations

International“Researchers are evaluated using citation counts, often with a cut-off date. But this column shows that the lifecycle of citations differs between disciplines, with some subjects having earlier peaks or steeper declines in annual citations than others. These differences should be taken into account when evaluating researchers or institutions …” (more)

[Sebastian Galiani and Ramiro Gálvez, VOX, 10 June]

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