Thursday, September 20, 2007

(ongoing series) things i used to have disdain for but now do without remorse

3,657. Gratuitous self-citation.


Brady said...

Shouldn't that be "Gratuitous self-citation (Freese, 2007)."?

jeremy said...

Brady: Correct! I'll admit I'm still getting the hang of it.

Jay Livingston said...

I have been at conference sessions where someone read his paper word-for-word as submitted including those parethetical citations, including the citations of his gratuitous self.