Monday, March 14, 2005

The Chronicle: Daily news: 03/14/2005 -- 02

"Scholars Note 'Decay' of Citations to Online References" by Scott Carlson

excerpt: "An analysis of citations to Web addresses in scholarly articles on communications studies found that a third of the links were no longer active. The two scholars who conducted the analysis are preparing their findings for publication and coming up with a list of recommendations to stop what they refer to as the decay of online citations."