Impact of Social Sciences – Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations.
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"It is widely accepted that academic papers are rarely cited or even read. But what kind of data lies behind these assertions? Dahlia Remler takes a look at the academic research on citation practices and finds that whilst it is clear citation rates are low, much confusion remains over precise figures and methods for determining accurate citation analysis."