Howard D. White

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This study presents an extensive domain analysis of a in articles, regardless of which of their works are cited. discipline—information science—in terms of its auACA synthesizes many such counts. Now that 15 years thors. Names of those most frequently cited in 12 key have passed since it was introduced by White and Griffith journals from 1972 through 1995(More)
In their 1998 article “Visualizing a discipline: An author cocitation analysis of information science, 1972–1995,” White and McCain used multidimensional scaling, hierarchical clustering, and factor analysis to display the specialty groupings of 120 highly-cited (“paradigmatic”) information scientists. These statistical techniques are traditional in author(More)
A citation identity is a list of an author's citees ranked by how frequently that author has cited them in publications covered by the Institute for Scientific Information. The same Dialog software that creates identities can simultaneously show the overall citation counts of citees, which indicate their reputations. Using identities for 28 authors in(More)
Many authors have posited a social component in citation, the consensus being that the citers and citees often have interpersonal as well as intellectual ties. Evidence for this belief has been rather meager, however, in part because social networks researchers have lacked bibliometric data (e.g., pairwise citation counts from online databases) and citation(More)
Bibliometric measures for evaluating research units in the book-oriented humanities and social sciences are underdeveloped relative to those available for journal-oriented science and technology. We therefore present a new measure designed for book-oriented fields: the “libcitation count.” This is a count of the libraries holding a given book, as reported(More)