Expansion of the field of informetrics: Origins and consequences

@article{Egghe2005ExpansionOT,
  title={Expansion of the field of informetrics: Origins and consequences},
  author={Leo Egghe},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={1311-1316}
}
This editorial introductory paper first discusses the reasons for the clear growth of the field of informetrics (bibliometrics, scientometrics, webometrics, ...). This has lead some journals to increase their number of volumes or the number of issues per volume. The journal Information Processing and Management decided to devote two special issues (the one here and another one to come in 2006) to the broad topic "Informetrics" where the scope of these special issues is to attract good papers… CONTINUE READING

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