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ISSI provides several awards to recognize and cultivate exemplary achievements in the quantitative study of science...

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Conferences of scientometric and informetric scholars from around the world have been held biennially since 1987...

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The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) brings together publishers and researchers to “promote the unrestricted availability of scholarly citation data.” This collaborative endeavor has encouraged several publishers—including the Royal Society of Chemistry, Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis, an ...

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In 1963, Derek de Solla Price published a “prologue to the science of science” in his much lauded work, Big Science, Little Science. Price, a British physicist and historian of science—called for a field that would turn “the tools of science on science itself”. He demonstrated the utility of a quant ...

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