Scientometrics

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Scientometrics is the field of study which concerns itself with measuring and analysing scientific literature.wikipedia
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Bibliometrics

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Scientometrics is a sub-field of bibliometrics.
The sub-field of bibliometrics which concerns itself with the analysis of scientific publications is called scientometrics.

Derek J. de Solla Price

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Modern scientometrics is mostly based on the work of Derek J. de Solla Price and Eugene Garfield.
credited as the father of scientometrics.

Eugene Garfield

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Modern scientometrics is mostly based on the work of Derek J. de Solla Price and Eugene Garfield.
Eugene Eli Garfield (September 16, 1925 – February 26, 2017) was an American linguist and businessman, one of the founders of bibliometrics and scientometrics.

Institute for Scientific Information

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The latter created the Science Citation Index and founded the Institute for Scientific Information which is heavily used for scientometric analysis.
ISI offered scientometric and bibliographic database services.

Scientometrics (journal)

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A dedicated academic journal, Scientometrics, was established in 1978. Journals in the field include Scientometrics, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, and Journal of Informetrics.
Scientometrics is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering the field of scientometrics.

STAR METRICS

As the investments in scientific research were included as part of the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), a major economic stimulus package, programs like STAR METRICS were set up to assess if the positive impact on the economy would actually occur.
STAR METRICS (Science and Technology for America's Reinvestment: Measuring the EffecT of Research on Innovation, Competitiveness and Science) is a partnership (STAR METRICS Consortium) between United States federal science agencies and research institutions to document the return on investment, research impact, and social outcomes of federally funded research and development.

International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics

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The International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics founded in 1993 is an association of professionals in the field.
It is an association for professionals in the field of scientometrics.

Journal of Informetrics

Journals in the field include Scientometrics, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, and Journal of Informetrics.
The Journal of Informetrics is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on scientometrics and informetrics.

Journal ranking

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Consequently, governments, institutions, and leaders in scientometric research have turned to a litany of observed bibliometric measures on the journal-level that can be used as surrogates for quality and thus eliminate the need for subjective assessment.

Citation analysis

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There is a large body of literature on citation analysis, sometimes called scientometrics, a term invented by Vasily Nalimov, or more specifically bibliometrics.

College and university rankings

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The scientometrics measurement of URAP is based on data obtained from the Institute for Scientific Information via Web of Science and inCites.

Article-level metrics

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Information system

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In practice there is a significant overlap between scientometrics and other scientific fields such as information systems, information science, science of science policy, sociology of science, and metascience.

Information science

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In practice there is a significant overlap between scientometrics and other scientific fields such as information systems, information science, science of science policy, sociology of science, and metascience.

Science of science policy

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In practice there is a significant overlap between scientometrics and other scientific fields such as information systems, information science, science of science policy, sociology of science, and metascience.

Metascience

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In practice there is a significant overlap between scientometrics and other scientific fields such as information systems, information science, science of science policy, sociology of science, and metascience.

Perverse incentive

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Critics have argued that over-reliance on scientometrics has created a system of perverse incentives, producing a publish or perish environment that leads to low quality research.

Publish or perish

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Critics have argued that over-reliance on scientometrics has created a system of perverse incentives, producing a publish or perish environment that leads to low quality research.

Science Citation Index

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The latter created the Science Citation Index and founded the Institute for Scientific Information which is heavily used for scientometric analysis.

Academic Ranking of World Universities

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Based on bibliometric analysis of scientific publications and citations, the Academic Ranking of World Universities ("Shanghai ranking") was first published in 2004 by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Based on bibliometric analysis of scientific publications and citations, the Academic Ranking of World Universities ("Shanghai ranking") was first published in 2004 by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

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Impact factors became an important tool to choose between different journals and the rankings such as the Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE-ranking) became a leading indicator for the status of universities.

H-index

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The h-index became an important indicator of the productivity and impact of the work of a scientist.