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Maximized Research Impact: Effective Strategies for Increasing Citations



  • Nader Ale Ebrahim



  • Hossein Gholizadeh



  • Artur Lugmayr

Abstract

The high competitive environment has forced higher education
authorities to set their strategies to improve university ranking.
Citations of published papers are among the most widely used inputs to
measure national and global university ranking (which accounts for 20%
of QS, 30% of THE, and etc.). Therefore, from one hand, improving the
citation impact of a search is one of the university manager’s
strategies. On the other hand, the researchers are also looking for some
helpful techniques to increase their citation record. This chapter by
reviewing the relevant articles covers 48 different strategies for
maximizing research impact and visibility. The results show that some
features of article can help predict the number of article views and
citation counts. The findings presented in this chapter could be used by
university authorities, authors, reviewers, and editors to maximize the
impact of articles in the scientific community.


 

Published
2017-12-15
How to Cite
EBRAHIM, Nader Ale; GHOLIZADEH, Hossein; LUGMAYR, Artur.
Maximized Research Impact: Effective Strategies for Increasing Citations.
International SERIES on Information Systems and Management in Creative eMedia (CreMedia), [S.l.], n. 2017/1, p. 29-52, dec. 2017.
ISSN 2341-5576.
Available at: <http://www.ambientmediaassociation.org/Journal/index.php/series/article/view/257>. Date accessed: 13 jan. 2018.




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