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Comparing Full Text Downloads and Citations

  • Henk F. MoedEmail author
Chapter
  • 770 Downloads
Part of the Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Scientific and Scholarly Communication book series (QQASSC)

Abstract

This Chapter presents a statistical analysis of full text downloads of articles in Elsevier’s ScienceDirect covering all disciplines. It reveals large differences in download frequencies, their skewness, and their correlation citation counts, between disciplines, journals, and document types.

Keywords

Corrected paginated proof Obliteration by incorporation Obsolescence patterns Online publication date  

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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