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Scientometrics

Scientometrics

An International Journal for all Quantitative Aspects of the Science of Science, Communication in Science and Science Policy

Editor-in-Chief: Wolfgang Glänzel

ISSN: 0138-9130 (print version)
ISSN: 1588-2861 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11192

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Covering in quantitative fashion the development of science and of the mechanism of scientific research.
  • Emphasizes investigations in which the development of science and of the mechanism of scientific research are studied by means of (statistical) mathematical methods
  • Publishes original studies, short communications, preliminary reports, review papers, letters to the editor and book reviews on scientometrics
  • Includes the Journal of Research Communication Studies
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Scientometrics is concerned with the quantitative features and characteristics of science and scientific research. Emphasis is placed on investigations in which the development and mechanism of science are studied by statistical mathematical methods.

The journal publishes original studies, short communications, preliminary reports, review papers, letters to the editor and book reviews on scientometrics. Due to its fully interdisciplinary character, the journal is indispensable to research workers and research administrators . It provides valuable assistance to librarians and documentalists in central scientific agencies, ministries, research institutes and laboratories.

Scientometrics includes the Journal of Research Communication Studies. Consequently its aims and scope cover that of the latter, namely, to bring the results of such investigations together in one place.

Related subjects » Database Management & Information Retrieval

Impact Factor: 2.147 (2016) * 

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Co-publication with Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary

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    Scientometrics aims at publishing original studies, short communications, preliminary reports, review papers, letters to the editor and book reviews on scientometrics. The topics covered are results of research concerned with the quantitative features and characteristics of science. Emphasis is placed on investigations in which the development and mechanism of science are studied by means of (statistical) mathematical methods.

    The Journal also provides the reader with important up-to-date information about international meetings and events in scientometrics and related fields. Appropriate bibliographic compilations are published as a separate section. Due to its fully interdisciplinary character, Scientometrics is indispensable to research workers and research administrators throughout the world. It provides valuable assistance to librarians and documentalists in central scientific agencies, ministries, research institutes and laboratories.

    Scientometrics includes the Journal of Research Communication Studies. Consequently its aims and scope cover that of the latter, namely, to bring the results of research investigations together in one place, in such a form that they will be of use not only to the investigators themselves but also to the entrepreneurs and research workers who form the object of these studies.
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