Scientometrics

, Volume 114, Issue 2, pp 651–657 | Cite as

Under-cited influential work by Eugene Garfield

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Abstract

We show that Eugene Garfield published articles which are neither highly cited nor completely ignored, but had a clear influence on subsequent citation generations. More precisely, we found ten articles that are under-cited influential publications, in the sense given to this expression in our earlier work. By publishing this investigation we hope to contribute to the remembrance of this great pioneer in our field.

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Garfield Under-cited influential publications 

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Acknowledgements

This work is supported by a grant of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC Grant No. 71573225). The authors would like to thank Yuning Zhang for her help in data collection.

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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultair Onderzoekscentrum ECOOMKU LeuvenLouvainBelgium
  2. 2.Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of Antwerp (UA)AntwerpBelgium
  3. 3.School of MedicineZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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