Bibliometrics as politics: the case of emerging disciplines.


Academic nurses are increasingly turning to bibliometrics to assess the state and status of research publication in nursing in countries around the world. Early bibliometric studies were carried out by Cattell as part of a project to advance research in psychology in the early decades of the 20th century. There are some echoes in nursing's moves to increase… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2010.00874.x


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@article{Traynor2011BibliometricsAP, title={Bibliometrics as politics: the case of emerging disciplines.}, author={Michael D. Traynor}, journal={International nursing review}, year={2011}, volume={58 1}, pages={26-7} }