Sociology

“Why researchers keep citing retracted papers”

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chris says: Drury, that’s an interesting take but not sure the citation system is past its sell-by date yet! I would say that the primary purpose(s) of the current system are still to justify statements made in one’s paper that relate to prior work and its interpretation, and to provide reference to methodologies employed that the reader might be interested…
Original post: “Why researchers keep citing retracted papers”
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