Informetrics

Theory, Methods and Applications

Authors: Qiu, J., Zhao, R., Yang, S., Dong, K.

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  • Constructs the content system from the theory, methods and applications
  • Discusses comprehensively and systematically six basic laws of informetrics
  • Provides an enjoyable general introduction to the history, theory and techniques of informetrics
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This book provides an accessible introduction to the history, theory and techniques of informetrics. Divided into 14 chapters, it develops the content system of informetrics from the theory, methods and applications; systematically analyzes the six basic laws and the theory basis of informetrics and presents quantitative analysis methods such as citation analysis and computer-aided analysis. It also discusses applications in information resource management, information and library science, science of science, scientific evaluation and the forecast field. Lastly, it describes a new development in informetrics- webometrics. Providing a comprehensive overview of the complex issues in today's environment, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and practitioners in library and information science.

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Junping Qiu is Director of the Research Center for China Science Evaluation, and Professor and Doctoral Supervisor at the School of Information Management at Wuhan University. His research interests include scientometrics, informetrics, scientific evaluation, quality management, knowledge management and competitive intelligence. He is a respected information scientist and evaluation management expert as well as one of the main founders of  bibliometrics in China.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Informetrics
Book Subtitle
Theory, Methods and Applications
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4032-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4032-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4031-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5029-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 438
Number of Illustrations
69 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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