URLs in Print: To Cite or Not to Cite -- Considering the Sources

Roberts, Jonathan C. (1998) URLs in Print: To Cite or Not to Cite -- Considering the Sources. Computer, 31 (2). pp. 115-117. (Full text available)

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URLs in Print: To Cite or Not to Cite. ``Link maintenance has become a controversial topic, especially as URLs for contact or supplementary information become increasingly used in serial and monograph publications.'' (Ron Vetter). It is a question of amount: The more URLs in the reference list the less I trust the paper and the lower its archival relevance.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: (Internet Watch -- letter)
Uncontrolled keywords: URLs, Link maintenance
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2009 17:40 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 04:02 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21683 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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