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Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why?

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Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why? / Henriksen, Dorte.

I: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Bind 70, Nr. 6, 06.2019, s. 607-618.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Henriksen, D 2019, 'Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why?', Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, bind 70, nr. 6, s. 607-618. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24151

APA

Henriksen, D. (2019). Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why? Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 70(6), 607-618. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24151

CBE

Henriksen D. 2019. Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why?. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 70(6):607-618. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24151

MLA

Henriksen, Dorte. "Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why?". Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 2019, 70(6). 607-618. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24151

Vancouver

Henriksen D. Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why? Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 2019 jun.;70(6):607-618. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24151

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Henriksen, Dorte. / Alphabetic or Contributor Author Order. What Is the Norm in Danish Economics and Political Science and Why?. I: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 2019 ; Bind 70, Nr. 6. s. 607-618.

Bibtex

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