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Author Vinkler, Peter

Title The evaluation of research by scientometric indicators / Peter Vinkler
Published Oxford [England] : Chandos Publishing, 2010


Description 1 online resource (1 ebook (336 pages))
Series Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series.
Contents Introduction -- Basic categories of scientometrics -- Classification of the indicators of evaluative scientometrics -- Publication growth in science -- Scientific eminence of journals: the Garfield Factor and the Current Contribution Index -- The ageing of scientific information -- Scientometric indicators for the assessment of publications -- Reference strategy: model of manifested communication through publications -- Frequency of and strength of motives in referencing: the Reference Threshold Model -- Research contribution and share of credit of individual authors -- Standards in scientometric assessments -- Scientometric assessments: application of scientometrics for the purposes of science policy -- Institutionalisation of Scientific Information: a scientometric model (ISI-S model) -- Conclusions
Summary Reviews the principles, methods and indicators of scientometric evaluation of information processes in science and assessment of the publication activity of individuals, teams, institutes and countries. The book provides scientists, science officers, librarians and students with basic and advanced knowledge on evaluative scientometrics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Science indicators.
Science -- Evaluation
Research -- Methodology.
SCIENCE -- Study & Teaching.
Research -- Methodology
Science -- Evaluation
Science indicators
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781780630250