In fact, the opposite is true.
Every submitted academic manuscript is scrutinised several times before it is accepted for publication. This easy-to-use book will enable you to reference just about anything from a tweet to an online journal to a television show.
When you turn in a work bearing your name, the expectation is that you are submitting work that you have done on your own. We investigated i how frequently authors misinterpret original information and ii how frequently authors inappropriately cite reviews instead of the articles upon which the reviews are based.
Skewed citation practices can thus have profound effects on academic careers. This highlights the problem from which many of our difficulties arise: how are we to let ourselves and our own ideas into the picture?
Finally, when appropriate, authors should ensure that credit is given to those authors who first reported the phenomenon being studied. Martin's Press, ; Mills, Elizabeth Shown. You must use quotation marks and cite the source.
Review papers are often widely cited and are considered to be general indicators of quality in scientific production .
Attention to detail cultivates good habits and the detail required in referencing and preparing a bibliography focuses attention on the whole research procedure. It prevents readers from concluding that you ignored or dismissed the findings of others, even if they are disputed.
Reviews were significantly more often cited than regular articles. If the answer to either or both of the questions is 'no', then the information is not common knowledge to you.