Informetrics@NTNU(phd, 2010)

Topics Covered in this Course

  • bibliometrics, informetrics, scientometrics, and cybermetrics
  • bibliometrics
    • The empirical foundations: the Science Citation Index
    • The philosophical foundations
    • The mathematical foundations
    • Data collection and model development techniques
    • Citation analysis
    • Bibliographic Coupling, Co-citation, Co-word Analysis
    • Issues in Bibliometrics – Scholarly Communication and Research Evaluation
  • Scientometrics and Scientific Productivity
  • Webometrics and Link Analysis

Person

Premises (prior knowledge)

  • Information Production Process (IPP)

Data representation

  • How to Represent the Distribution of Sources and Items
    • Size-Frequency Distribution
    • Rank-frequency representation
  • Transformation for Plotting

Models(Laws)

  • Lotka’s Law of Author Productivity
    • Price's Law
  • Bradford’s Law of Scatter: Journal Productivity
  • Zipf’s Law of Word Frequencies
    • Pareto’s Law
    • 80/20 rule

References

Books & Chapters

  • Amudhavalli, A. (1997). Informetrics. In: International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science.
  • Borgman, C. L. ed. (1990). Scholarly Communication and Bibliometrics. Sage.
  • De Bellis, N. (2009). Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: From the Science Citation Index to Cybermetrics. Scarecrow.
  • Moed, H. F. (2005). Citation Analysis in Research Evaluation. Springer.
  • Price, D.J de Solla. (1980). The citation cycle. In: Key Papers in Information Science. Knowledge Industry Publications, 1980.
  • Thelwall, M. (2004). Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach. Academic Press
  • Wolfram, D. (2003). Applied Informetrics for Information Retrieval Research. Libraries Unlimited.
  • 何光國(1994)。文獻計量學導論。台北,三民。
  • 邱均平主編(2007)。信息計量學。武漢大學。
  • 蔡明月(2003)。資訊計量學與文獻特性。台北:華泰。
  • Leo Egghe and Ronald Rousseau (1990). Introduction to Informetrics
  • Mike Rhelwall (2004). Link Analysis

Conferences

  • Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
  • Biennial Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI)
  • International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics
  • Conference on Science & Technology Indicators
  • International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics, and Scientometrics

Journals

  • Scientometrics
  • Journal of Informetrics
  • Cybermetrics
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
  • Journal of Documentation
  • Journal of Information Science
  • Information Visualization
  • Webology
  • Social Studies of Science
  • Science Studies
  • American Sociological Review
  • Research Evaluation
  • Research Policy
  • Information Processing & Management
  • Library Trends
  • Library Quarterly
  • Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

Articles

  • Almind, T.C., & Ingwersen, P. (1997). Informetric analyses on the World Wide Web: methodological approaches to 'webometrics'. Journal of Documentation 53(4), 404-426.
  • Amin, M., & Mabe, M. A. (2003). Impact factors: use and abuse. MEDICINA, 63, 347-354.
  • Björneborn, L., & Ingwersen, P. (2004). Toward a basic framework for webometrics. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 55(14), 1216-1227.
  • Breitzman, A., & Thomas, P. (2002). Using patent citation analysis to target/value M&A candidates. Research Technology Management, 45(5), 28-36.
  • Brooks, T.A. (1986). Evidence of complex citer motivations. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 37, 34-36.
  • Egghe, L. (1991). Theory of collaboration and collaborative measures. Information Processing & Management, 27(2-3):177-202.
  • Eom, S. B. (1996). Mapping the intellectual structure of research in decision support systems through author cocitation analysis (1971-1993). Decision Support Systems, 16(4), 315-338.
  • Garfield, E. (1972). Citation analysis as a tool in journal evaluation. Science, 178, 471-479.
  • Ingwersen, P. (1998). The calculation of web impact factors. Journal of Documentation, 54(2), 236-243.
  • Leydesdorff, L. (1998). Theories of citation? Scientometrics, 43(1), 5-25.
  • Line, M.B. (1987). Relationship between productivity and obsolescence. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 38, 307-308.
  • Narin, F. (1994). Patent bibliomatrics. Scientomertics, 30(1), 147-155.
  • Narin, F. (1995). Patent as indicators for the evaluation of industrial research output. Scientomertics, 34(3), 489-496.
  • Narin, F., & Hamilton, K. S. (1996). Bibliometric performance measure. Scientometrics, 36(3), 293-310.
  • Sandstrom, A., Pettersson, I., & Nilsson, A. (2000). Knowledge production and knowledge flows in the Swedish biotechnology innovation system, Scientometrics. 48(2), 179-201.
  • Tagliacozzo, R. (1977). Self-citations in scientific literature. Journal of Documentation, 33, 251-265.
  • Thelwall, M., Vaughan, L., & Björneborn, L. (2005). Webometrics. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 39, 81-135.
  • van Leeuwen, T. N. (2006). The application of bibliometric analyses in the evaluation of social science research. who benefits from it, and why it is still feasible. Scientometrics, 66(1), 133-154.
  • van Raan, A. F. J. (2006). Comparison of the Hirsch-index with standard bibliometric indicators and with peer judgment, Scientometrics, 67(3), 491-502.
  • Watt, R. J., & Porter, A. L. (1997). Innovation forecasting. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 56, 25-47.
  • White, H. D., & Griffith. B. C. (1981). Author Co-citation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 32, 163-171.
  • White, H. D., McCain, K. W. (1989). Bibliometrics. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 24, 119-186.
  • White, H. D., McCain, K. W. (1998). Visualizing a discipline: an author co-citation analysis of information science, 1972-1995. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 49(4), 327-356.
  • Zhao, D. (2005). Challenges of scholarly publications on the web to the evaluation of science: a comparison of author visibility on the web and in print journals. Information Processing & Management, 41, 1403-1418.
  • 王崇德(1996)。關於文獻計量學的爭議。資訊傳播與圖書館學,2(4),15-21。
  • 黃慕萱、陳達仁、張瀚文(2003)。從專利計量的觀點評估國家科技競爭力。中國圖書館學會會報,70,18-30。
  • 蔡明月(1997),學術傳播與書目計量學。教育資料與圖書館學,35(1),民國86年,頁38-57。
  • 蔡明月(1998)。書目計量學、科學計量學與資訊計量學。教育資料與圖書館學,34(3), 268-284。

Paper reading

Scientometrics (2010) 85,Vol.2

Scientometrics (2010) 85,Vol.1