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Can Mendeley bookmarks reflect readership? A survey of user motivations


  • Ehsan Mohammadi
  • Mike Thelwall
  • Kayvan Kousha


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  • Ehsan Mohammadi & Mike Thelwall & Kayvan Kousha, 2016. "Can Mendeley bookmarks reflect readership? A survey of user motivations," Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, Association for Information Science & Technology, vol. 67(5), pages 1198-1209, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jinfst:v:67:y:2016:i:5:p:1198-1209

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