This paper reports on an interview-based citation behaviour study, part of a wider study of trust in information resources, investigating why researchers chose to cite particular references in one of their publications. Their motivations are explored,with an emphasis on whether they regarded the reference as an authoritative and trustworthy source, and, if so, to what extent and why
|Number of pages||21|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
Thornley, C., Watkinson, A., Nicholas, D., Volentine, R., Mahmuei, H., Herman, E., Allard, S., Levine, K., & Tenopir, C. (2015). The role of trust and authority in the citation behaviour of researchers. Information Research, 20(3), 1-21.