Ratio of short term and long term impact factors and similarities of chemistry journals represented by references

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Some important bibliometric characteristics of chemistry journals were studied. Contrary to expectations, calculations of impact factors asynchronized for shorter and longer periods yield similar values. A new overlap measure for journals is suggested which is based on frequency distribution of references by journals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)621-633
Number of pages13
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999


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  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences

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