Is there currently a scientific revolution in scientometrics? [article]

Lutz Bornmann
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The author of this letter to the editor would like to set forth the argument that scientometrics is currently in a phase in which a taxonomic change, and hence a revolution, is taking place. One of the key terms in scientometrics is scientific impact which nowadays is understood to mean not only the impact on science but the impact on every area of society.
arXiv:1307.6307v1 fatcat:dt4job2zwra3bjnrbropoqv3w4