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How to use citations effectively, efficiently and appropriately

Citations enable verifications of statements and acknowledgment of previous research. This chapter describes proper use and common abuses of citations. It discusses how to get cited. Finally, it analyses the limits of the Impact Factor.

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Use and abuse of citations