Biblio-, Sciento-, Infor-metrics??? What are we talking about?
B. Brookes. nformetrics 89/90 : selection of papers submitted for the second International Conference on Bibliometrics, Scientometrics, and Informetrics, London, Ontario, Canada, 5-7 July 1989, Elsevier, (1990)
This paper traces the origins of informatics, scientometrics and informetrics in the USSR and Hungary; the origins of information science, information studies and bibliometrics in Britain and the USA, and their interactions with library studies. Finaly, three different contexts are suggested in which the three '-metrics' have distinctive and important rules.
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