Free Content E-citations: actionable identifiers and scholarly referencing

Download Article:

Abstract:

This document discusses the role of 'actionable' identifiers such as the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) in enabling scholarly citations in a digital environment. Citation is a subset of the general wider concept of linkage, but an interesting one for two reasons: it is a practical example being worked on today, and it demonstrates that linkage only between digital entities is insufficient for scholarly citation. It also points the way to future extensions of the concept of linkage, with new uses being made of internet resources, and tools which can support these new patterns of citation.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1087/09531510050145308

Affiliations: The International DOI Foundation

Publication date: July 1, 2000

More about this publication?
  • Interim Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
    North American Editor: Judy Luther
    Reviews Editor: Pippa Smart

    Learned Publishing is the journal of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing. The journal is published quarterly in January/April/July/October.

    Learned Publishing articles are available free online to members of ALPSP and SSP.
    ALPSP members: log in to www.alpsp.org. If you do not have a password contact info@alpsp.org
    SSP members: log in to the Member Center using your membership username and password. Further information info@sspnet.org

Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more