The use of citation indices in comparing geography programs: An exploratory study

Billie Turner, William B. Meyer

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Abstract

Citation information is discussed as a means for ranking the research and publication visibility of eleven graduate programs in geography. It is suggested that the ranks produced by this objective method correspond better to the peer-based ranks of the 1982 NRC survey of graduate programs than those derived from publication counts. Citation information also provides a means of evaluating the differences between programs’ inter- and intradisciplinary visibility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-278
Number of pages8
JournalProfessional Geographer
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Citations
  • Graduate programs
  • Program ranking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Earth-Surface Processes

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