Persistence of web references in scientific research

Steve Lawrence, David M. Pennock, Gary William Flake, Robert Krovetz, Frans M. Coetzee, Eric Glover, Finn Årup Nielsen, Andries Kruger, C. Lee Giles

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To minimize the future loss of information, new long-term strategies for managing Internet resources are reviewed. Several ways to improve citation practices are suggested. Analysis of references to Web resources in 270,977 computer science publications revealed that URL citations have increased, but many are now invalid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-31
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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