STI conference Leiden--Quality standards for evaluation indicators
j.s.katz at SUSSEX.AC.UK
Thu Aug 28 07:32:38 EDT 2014
Just a reminder that there was a workshop on "Bibliometric Standards"
held in River Forest, 11 July, 1995, has been organized by the Research
Association for Science Communication and Information as a satellite
event to the 5th International Conference on Scientometrics and
Informetrics. About 60 bibliometricians from five continents attended
the workshop which focussed on the need for the development of both
conceptual and technical standards in bibliometric research and technology.
Some of the presentations were printed in Scientometrics with a preface
Glänzel, W., Katz, S., Moed, H., Schoepflin, U. (1996). "Preface."
Scientometrics 35(2): 165-166.
And my paper
Katz, J. S. (1996). "Bibliometric standards: Personal experience and
lessons learned." Scientometrics V35(2): 193-197
"Bibliometric standards are essential for comparative research. However,
these standards can not be set by committee but must evolve through an
on-going debate. Perhaps, the Scientometric community needs a refereed
forum more dedicated to methodological issues than policy matters in
which the standards debate can proceed in a focused and professional
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