How and Why I Count(ed). A Response to Ramsay MacMullen

  • Nathan Pilkington University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Keywords: citation scores, Google Scholar, Web of Science, performance-based research funding systems, ancient historians


In a recent publication in this journal, Professor Ramsay MacMullen failed to correctly represent thoughts I had posted online, though not yet published in a peer-reviewed journal. I thus establish here my positions on the value of citation scores, both how to calculate them and why one would want to do so

Author Biography

Nathan Pilkington, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA

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