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Title: A citation analysis of Enter proceedings in 2005 to 2012
Authors: Wang, L
Guo, S
Leung, D
Law, R 
Keywords: Academic foundations
Citation analysis
Enter proceedings
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Springer
Source: In L Cantoni & Z Xiang (Eds.), Information and communication technologies in tourism 2013 : proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, January 22-25, 2013, p. 268-279. Berlin ; New York: Springer, 2013 How to cite?
Abstract: This paper examines the academic foundations for eTourism research, which is operationalized as the number of citations, in terms of disciplines and publication sources. Harnessing the content analysis on bibliographies of articles published in ENTER proceedings from 2005 to 2012, empirical findings revealed that references from other disciplines were cited more frequent than those from tourism-related channels. This suggests that research on eTourism was generally grounded on knowledge from other fields. The high frequency of citations from journals, books as well as conference proceedings indicates a strong and staying impact of these traditional information sources on researchers in eTourism. Implications, limitations of this study as well as directions for future research are discussed.
ISBN: 3642363091 (electronic bk.)
9783642363092 (electronic bk.)
9783642363085 (print)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-36309-2_23
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