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Bibliometrics for e-journals ('Information Research', Sept 2001)

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From: Philip Hunter [mailto:lispjh@ukoln.ac.uk]
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 7:36 AM
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Subject: Bibliometrics for e-journals ('Information Research', Sept 2001)

*apologies for cross posting*

The current issue of Information Research contains an interesting article
on the 'Bibliometrics of electronic journals in information science' by
Donald T. Hawkins, Editor-in-Chief, Information Science Abstracts,
Information Today, Inc.


The article analyses some of the measurable characteristics of e-journals
in the field of Information Science, including D-Lib, First Monday,
Journal of Digital Information, LIBRES, etc., and the UKOLN magazines
Ariadne and Cultivate Interactive. It contains statistical data about
contributing authors, their geographical locations and institutions,
subject area coverage within the field, etc. The data covers the period
1995 to the present.

Philip Hunter,  Information Officer at UKOLN, and Editor of Ariadne
UKOLN, c/o Library, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 826 354  Fax: +44 (0) 1225 826838
email: p.j.hunter@ukoln.ac.uk
http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/   http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/
http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/      http://homes.ukoln.ac.uk/~lispjh/