A Universal Citation Database

  • Robert D. Cameron


A universal, Internet-based, bibliographic and citation database would link every scholarly work ever written - no matter how published - to every work that it cites and every work that cites it. Such a database could revolutionize many aspects of scholarly communication: literature research, keeping current with new literature, evaluation of scholarly work, choice of publication venue, among others. Models are proposed for the cost-effective operational and technical organization of such a database as well as for a feasible initial goal: the semi-universal citation database
How to Cite
Cameron, R. D. (1997). A Universal Citation Database. First Monday, 2(4). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v2i4.522