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Scientometrics (journal)

Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Scientometrics
Language English
Edited by Tibor Braun
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Triannually
Impact factor
ISSN 0138-9130 (print)
1588-2861 (web)
LCCN 79645095
OCLC no. 4846912
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Scientometrics is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of scientometrics. The journal publishes original studies, short communications, preliminary reports, review papers, letters to the editor and book reviews on scientometrics. It is published by Akadémiai Kiadó (not an "academy" in the sense of learned society, but an editing house) and Springer Science+Business Media and was established in 1978. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 2.274.[1]

Abstracting and indexing

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Librarian Jeffrey Beall reports[2] that the editor of Scientometrics reacted indifferently to the discovery of extended word-for-word plagiarism in a 2013 article. The authors in question had copied material from a source and provided a citation, but had not used quotation marks.


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