Citation manipulation chart

Scopus CiteScore trends for 3 soil science journals published by the European Geosciences Union affected by a citation manipulation scheme, and a control (Soil Science of America Journal). The implicated editor Artermi Cerda began editing for LDD at the end of 2012.

SK 9march2017

How much can a single editor distort the citation record?

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/03/09/citation-cartel-or-editor-gone-rogue/

Citation-boosting episode leads to editors’ resignations, university investigation

http://retractionwatch.com/2017/03/03/citation-boosting-episode-leads-editors-resignations-university-investigation/

 

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