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date: 26 May 2020

citation geography 

Source:
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

The geographical analysis of citation data. Citations are references in an article or a book to other scholarly works. They comprise one measure of academic influence. Citations are monitored and compiled in databases such as the ISI indexes or Google Scholar. By mining these databases it is possible to map and rank key sites of geographical knowledge production and to also construct citation networks of the inter-relationships between authors, places, and ideas.... ...

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