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Title: An analysis of the most influential articles published in tourism journals from 2000 to 2007 : a google scholar approach
Authors: Law, R 
Ye, Q
Chen, W
Leung, R
Keywords: Tourism journals
Citation analysis
Publications
Google Scholar
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Source: Journal of travel & tourism marketing, 2009, v. 26, no. 7, p. 735-746 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of travel & tourism marketing 
Abstract: This research note reports a study that analyzed the 100 most influential articles, which is operationalized as the most cited publications published in tourism journals from 2000 to 2007. A Google Scholar‐based software system was developed in Java to retrieve the citation information. The empirical findings show that 10.16% of the citations were from Institute for Scientific Information‐listed (ISI) journals, and that 71.64% of them were from neither ISI nor tourism journals. The most popular topics covered by these articles were psychology and tourist behavior, followed by destination image and marketing. This article contributes to the literature by providing an alternative means of assessing the impact of research into tourism.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/34077
ISSN: 1054-8408
EISSN: 1540-7306
DOI: 10.1080/10548400903284628
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