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Author De Bellis, Nicola, 1969-

Title Bibliometrics and citation analysis : from the Science citation index to cybermetrics / Nicola De Bellis
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, [2009]


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Description xxxi, 415 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Biblio/sciento/infor-metrics : terminological issues and early historical developments -- The empirical foundations of bibliometrics : the Science citation index -- The philosophical foundations of bibliometrics : Bernal, Merton, Garfield, Small -- The mathematical foundations of bibliometrics -- Maps and paradigms : bibliographic citations at the service of the history and sociology of science -- Impact factor and the evaluation of scientists : bibliographic citations at the service of science policy and management -- On the shoulders of dwarfs : citation as rhetorical device and the criticisms to the normative model -- Measuring scientific communication in the 21st century : from bibliometrics to cybermetrics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bibliometrics.
Information science -- Statistical methods.
Scientific literature -- Statistical methods.
Technical literature -- Statistical methods.
Bibliographical citations.
LC no. 2008043216
ISBN 9780810867130 paperback alkaline paper
0810867133 paperback alkaline paper