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Title
From Signtometrics to Scientometrics: A Cautionary Tale of Our Times
Author(s)
Blaise Cronin
Publication Year
2013-12-31
Abstract
It is but a short journey from citation indexing to citation analysis and thence to evaluative bibliometrics. This paper outlines the path and describes how the time-honored practice of affixing bibliographic references to scholarly articles has paved the way for a culture of accounting to establish itself in contemporary academia.
Keyword
Citation indexing; bibliometrics; citation analysis; scientometrics; bibliographic references; evaluation; research assessment
Journal Title
Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice
Citation Volume
1
ISSN
2287-4577
DOI
10.1633/JISTaP.2013.1.4.1
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Type
Article
URI
https://repository.kisti.re.kr/handle/10580/8641
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