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Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

What is this link doing here? Beginning a fine-grained process of identifying reasons for academic hyperlink creation

Author(s): Thelwall Mike

Journal: Information Research: an international electronic journal
ISSN 1368-1613

Volume: 8;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 151;
Date: 2003;
Original page

Keywords: Web | WWW | World Wide Web | links | hyperlinks | citations | information retrieval | search engines | query matching | information science | link metrics | motivation | academic Web sites | Web sites | journals | university home pages | navigation

The purpose of this paper is to begin a [fine-grained] process of differentiating between creation motivations for links in academic Web sites and citations in journals on the basis that they are very different phenomena.
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