Hartley, J and Ho, YS (2017) The decline and fall of book reviews in psychology: a bibliometric analysis. Scientometrics, 112 (1). 665- 657.

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Book reviews have been published in psychology journals since 1900—and possibly before then. Approximately 200 such reviews were published each year until the 1950s and this number increased to nearly 600 before 1990. However, since then, the number of book reviews in psychology journals has reverted back to the current rate of approximately 200 a year. Whether or not this can be attributed to the measurement of impact factors is a moot point.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: “The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11192-017-2256-7”
Uncontrolled Keywords: book reviews; impact factors; Web of Science
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 12:28
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2019 13:46
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/3052

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