Using the h-index for assessing single publications

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Abstract

It is shown that a Hirsch-type index can be used for assessing single highly cited publications by calculating the h-index of the set of papers citing the work in question. This index measures not only the direct impact of a publication but also its indirect influence through the citing papers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)559-565
Number of pages7
JournalScientometrics
Volume78
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

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Using the h-index for assessing single publications. / Schubert, A.

In: Scientometrics, Vol. 78, No. 3, 03.2009, p. 559-565.

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