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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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A general answer for this problem can not be given here with 100%. Here some hints: The problem you might be running in is called self plagiarism and different institutions allow/forbid different …
answered Apr 14 by lordy
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There is no rule about the age of citations. For example in my PhD-thesis I quoted some math-papers from 1600s that were originally written in latin (but those were exceptions). Much more relavant … than the year is the content of a citation and that you cover the relevant literature. Also, you might want to include a few (relevant!) citations from recent years in order to show that you did your reading not just at the beginning of your thesis and then ignored everything afterwards. …
answered Apr 5 by lordy
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"In previous work [1-3] the author showed that ..." or "We have recently shown that ... [1-3]" With phrases like that I never had a complaint from a peer-reviewer.
answered Mar 25 by lordy
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"quality" criteria of the journals as impact factors and/or rank of the journal in the respective category Number of citations H-index Grants and other 3rd party funding (teaching evaluation usually …
answered Apr 5 by lordy