New Publication in Scientometrics by Winson and Zhenzhen

Winson and Zhenzhen have got a new paper accepted by Scientometrics, entitled “Network closure, brokerage, and structural influence of journals: A longitudinal study of journal citation network in Internet research (2000-2010)”.  In the paper, they examined the impacts of network structures on journals’ structural influence drawing on theories of network closure and structural holes.  The data of the study are the citation exchanges among 1,210 journals in Communication and other seven social scientific fields (i.e., Business, Economics/Finance, Education, Information Science, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology) in Internet research.  Among other things, they found that SSCI-Communication journals rank third among eight social science disciplines in terms of mean structural influence.
Peng, T. Q., & Wang, Z. Z. (in press). Network closure, brokerage, and structural influence of journals: A longitudinal study of journal citation network in Internet research (2000-2010). DOI: 10.1007/s11192-013-1012-x.

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