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From Signtometrics to Scientometrics: A Cautionary Tale of Our Times
Cronin, Blaise;
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 Abstract
It is but a short journey from citation indexing to citation analysis and thence to evaluative bibliometrics. This paper outlines the path and describes how the time-honored practice of affixing bibliographic references to scholarly articles has paved the way for a culture of accounting to establish itself in contemporary academia.
 Keywords
Citation indexing;bibliometrics;citation analysis;scientometrics;bibliographic references;evaluation;research assessment;
 Language
English
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