A visual representation of relative first-citation times

Wolfgang Glänzel, Ronald Rousseau, Lin Zhang

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A new visual representation of the response time, i.e., the time elapsed between the publication year and the date of the first citation of a paper, is provided. This presentation can be used to detect and describe different paradigmatic types of reception speed for scientific journals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1420-1425
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2012



  • bibliometrics
  • quantitative research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence

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