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Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].

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Should I be citing wrong papers and preprints whose correctness I am unable to judge?

I am currently writing a paper with a rather extensive literature trail. There is a question (see bold) that I came across in multiple instances and I can't seem to find an answer to it on this site. ...
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Are there any citation managers that track author-specific affiliations?

I'm looking to clean up our citation database and would like to be able to record the institutions that authors are affiliated, especially in cases where a publication is reporting on a collaboration ...
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References of an updated version arXiv paper not added in Google Scholar

I first uploaded a paper to arXiv and it was correctly added to my Google Scholar profile. After a few months, I made some modifications to the article, uploading a second version to arXiv (this ...
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Is there a tool to check citations over time across disciplines?

I'd like to see how a given paper has impacted its own discipline and then spilled over to others. Let's take Nash's paper on Equilibrium points in n-person games as an example. This work has ...
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Where is the best place to refer to the system of transliteration in an article?

Following APA style, "if you are citing a work written in a non-Latin script (e.g., Chinese, Greek, Japanese, Russian), the reference must be transliterated into the English alphabet." Sometimes, for ...
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How to Quote an ICD 10 Chapter in Vancouver style?

I want to quote a chapter from ICD10 in vancouver format. I have searched whole web for some references on this. But I could not find anything. I am a newbie here. Can some one please help. This is ...
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How to cite computer terminals like Bloomberg or Thomson Reuters?

Consider that I looked up some data, more specifically credit ratings for a sovereign, in the Bloomberg and the Thomson Reuters terminal for my thesis: The sovereign is rated Aaa by Moody's, AAA by ...
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Are there standard terms to say source was already cited (1) above (2) below?

I screen shot pp 5-6, Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (4 edn 2012). It doesn't answer question up in title. I want terms for "already cited" 'cause I don't want to ...
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Citation problems, in supporting general information, what kind of paper should I cite?

A country implements the most stringent environmental regulations in a region. For a general statement/common knowledge like this, I cited a peer-reviewed journal paper, which has a similar claim ...
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Is there a search engine to show citing articles' extracts

Sometimes we need to see what other researchers say about a specific article. Usually, I check citing articles manually then search for my specific articles in their references. Is there a search ...
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Should I cite a pre-print as published on reviewer's request?

I have cited a recent pre-print posted in arxiv in one of my papers that is accepted for presenting in a conference. One of the reviewers (who is one of the authors of the pre-print I suspect) has ...
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Will EasyChair preprints be automatically indexed by Google Scholar?

Is anyone aware if a preprint uploaded to EasyChairs preprint server will automatically be indexed by Google Scholar, or do I need to manually add the citation to my profile?
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Properly citing an image from a website

I'm using an image from https://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/eteu/agn/ on the Unified Model of AGNs, and I've captioned it The AGN unified model, showing the BLR and NLR, as well as different types ...
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Citation depth dilemma (writing sci. article for peer review journal)

The scenario: in an article, found a point/claim/fact that would fit/support perfectly a broader point I'm trying to construct (@Related works section) The dilemma: Whom to cite? a) only the ...
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Citing draft papers

I'm working on a project where I've come across a couple relevant papers that are marked as "preliminary drafts" and/or with a request not to cite them because they are preliminary. Should I cite the ...
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How to change the title of a paper without harming the citation counts

Sometimes, after I publish a working paper in arXiv or a refereed paper in a conference, I change the title of the paper. This can be due to several reasons: A reviewer in a journal I submitted to ...
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What does 'Ex:' in Google Scholar results signify?

Any Google Scholar gurus out there? When I run a search in GS, in this case for the term 'webometrics' for the year 1988, the results all contain the following in parenthesis... (Ex: webometrics) ...
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How can I import my BibTeX file to my Google Scholar Library?

I have a large library of articles in CiteULike, but recently it does not work very well, so I would like to move to using the Google Scholar library. I exported my CiteULike library to a BibTeX file. ...
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How many levels of sub-citations are appropriate?

I'm writing my Thesis and I found a brilliant book that helps me write it in a coherent manner. Consider this: The author, Smith, talks about Approach XYZ and writes: XYZ is about ..., first used ...
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Should I include all authors for in-text citation if I cite a source with three (or more) authors in a different chapter again?

According to this site, when you're using the APA reference style, if a source has 3-5 authors, all authors should be mentioned in the first in-text citation, while only the first author need to be ...
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What other ways to get more citations than arxiv?

I have a paper accepted in a conference. I want to make it available online so I can get more citations. What other ways to do so ? Posting the abstract on ResearchGate?
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Citing multiple parts of one website APA

I'm writing a small research paper (University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor level) where I cite and reference some information from a company's website. I currently have the specific pages of the ...
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Arxiv updated references not tracked by Google scholar

I uploaded a preprint to arxiv and then uploaded a second version after 2 weeks with additional references. It seems that it has been more than a month but Google Scholar is unable to track the ...
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How to use a case study in a literature review?

I am writing a literature review and I may need to include three case studies. What is the best way to go about it? Am I allowed to include the whole case study for the reader's review and then ...
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Properly cite a document from the WHO assembly

I want to cite a document from this years WHO World Health Assembly. The document in question can be found by clicking on "Main Documents" on their page and then selecting the document with the title ...
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Acknowledging data sources used for creating an image

For a conference paper, I created an image compiling data from multiple sources. What is the correct format for acknowledging the sources? Map showing road condition (Data source: Esri, OpenStreetMap)...
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How to reference a technical document (like an RFC) in APA style?

Like, this document, for instance: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc791 It's an official Internet Engineering Taskforce document that defines things like network protocols, etc. Often times there's ...
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How much time do MS/PhD computer science students spend in internships, and when do they do internships during the year?

Is there any research/study/survey that tried to quantify: How much time do MS/PhD computer science students spend in internships? When do MS/PhD computer science students do internship during the ...
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Citing the present study to validate an information

In geology, it is common to describe structures observed on land. Very often, these structures are described in details and then an interpretation is provided to explain how they have contributed to ...
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How to Reference Items Related to Paper

I'm not sure how to reference two items related to my current paper. The first is a CSV giving the entries of a 200x200 transition matrix. The second is a web application I developed. Obviously, the ...
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Citations in a Postdoc Research Statement (Humanities)

In a research statement for a postdoc application, is it common or expected to provide formal citations (footnotes) for claims, especially in regards to existing scholarship?
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Filed for a patent, then wrote a research paper about it: should the paper cite the patent?

I filed for a patent, then wrote a research paper about the same idea. Should the paper cite the patent?
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Is Google Scholar good for cross-disciplinary analysis?

I hear in a lecture that Google Scholar is better than other databases such as Web of Knowledge and Scopus when it comes to cross-disciplinary analysis of citations. It was argued that Google Scholar ...
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Subsequent citations of a Note in a translated Book. (Chicago Style)

I am using the Chicago-style Citation in a Paper that I am working on. I have written this in a paragraph: Es lässt sich vermuten, dass Platon etwas Bestimmtes in seinen Gedanken hatte, als er ...
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How to reference self-collected corpus

In the writing of a research paper, I've collected a large quantity of public blog posts and ingested them into a LDA and a word2vec data model. When I'm using terms from within these models, how can ...
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Who are the editors of the Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section?

I want to cite a paper published in the Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section. But I cannot find who the editors are/were or if there are any at all.
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Writing a Technical Paper /research paper about an assistive (technology) software project

I'm an undergraduate student of Computer Science. I have been working on a software project all summer, and is successfully completed now. The project is an assistive technology , a unique piece of ...
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How to correct the missing citation counts/citing References in the Google Scholar?

How could we correct the missing citation counts and the missing citing References in the Google Scholar suppose you have a Google Scholar profile? For example, I find that other resources such as ...
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Analysing papers and providing search

Suppose I want to provide "smart" (AI, meaning extraction etc.) search over many published papers (specifically, biological) to simplify researchers' live. Now, I have access to my university library ...
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Chicago MOS for Bibliographic References - BibMe and CiteThisforMe seem to disagree

Which of these (if either) is the correct method of citing a journal article using the Chicago Manual of Style? Each of these were entered using the same article. This one was generated by ...
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How to reference an introduction to a text? (Harvard)

I'd like to use the Harvard referencing system to reference a quotation taken from James McFarlane's 1981 introduction to a 2008 reissue of an Oxford World's Classics publication of his Henrik Ibsen ...
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How to fix incorrect publication year in Google Scholar?

One of my papers is indexed in Google Scholar. It was published in 2013 but Google Scholar shows 1923. After contacting Google, they suggested that I needed to contact the publisher to correct their ...
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Should I cite the book and ancient text in my paper?

I'm writing a paper for an undergraduate philosophy class and I am not sure how I should make the citation for the text. I will provide an example. However, we do read from the dialogue Apology, ...
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Short citation style for a fellowship proposal

I am writing a NASA fellowship proposal and I am trying to bring down my page count. I am allowed to pick my citation format and I am trying to think of one that would take up a little less room than ...
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How to reference the current year within a paper?

Whilst writing a paper about the use of digital technologies within education, it became apparent that it would be beneficial to reference the current year (in this case, 2016) to give the paragraph ...
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MLA bibliography style in computer science

Does anyone know a computer science or engineering journal that uses MLA as their bibliography style?
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How much should I write about the competing policies?

I'm working on a political science problem that has attracted (by my count) fourteen proposed solutions, ranging from somewhat useful to positively harmful. Some are already law in many countries; ...
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Citing statistical information presented in a table using data from a variety of sources?

How do I cite information that I am presenting in a table (i.e. that I have created), when the statistics I have compiled are from different sources?
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How do I properly cite my own course project in my master's thesis?

I am writing up my MSc thesis right now, and I am including some material that I developed as part of one of my course projects (done during the MSc as well). How do I cite that? It technically wasn'...
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Is there a correlation between submission date on arXiv and citations?

July and October seem to be the months with the highest number of papers submitted, and August the month with the lowest number, in average. I wonder if there is a correlation between the month of ...