The web of scientometrics: A statistical overview of the first 50 volumes of the journal

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Abstract

A statistical overview is given of the first 50 volumes of the journal Scientometrics. Authorship and co-authorship characteristics, as well as citation and reference patterns of the journal are analysed. Geographic and thematic maps of its papers are presented. A brief outlook to the future prospects and challenges is attempted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-20
Number of pages18
JournalScientometrics
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences

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