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Maz-Machado, A., Jiménez-Fanjul, N., & Adamuz-Povedano, N. (2014).Spanish Journals of Education & Educational Research in the JCR: A bibliometric analysis of the citations. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
This paper analyses the citation patterns of the Education & Educational research Spanish journals within the Journal Citation Report (JCR). The analysis is based on four indicators: the references’ type percentage, the mean reference per documents, the mean reference age and the journals’ citation frequency. The results show that the mean reference age is higher than eleven years. Moreover, the citation to journals represent less than the half of the total amount of references.