About ISSI 2013
The conference is organized under the auspices of ISSI – the International Society for Informetrics and Scientometrics (www.issi-society.info/). The conference language is English.
The ISSI 2013 Conference will provide an international open forum for scientists, research managers, authorities and information professionals to debate the current status and advancements of informetric and scientometric theories and their deployment. In addition to the traditional evaluative focus, this conference will also discuss practical applications in related fields such as library and information science, history of science, philosophy of science, etc.
ISSI meets on a bi-annual basis. Previous ISSI conferences took place in Belgium (1987), Canada (1989), India (1991), Germany (1993), USA (1995), Israel (1997), Mexico (1999), Australia (2001), China (2003), Sweden (2005), Spain (2007), Brazil (2009), and South Africa (2011).
- Criticism and new developments
- Relevance to Science and Technology, Social Sciences and Humanities
||Old and New Data Sources for Scientometric Studies: Coverage, Accuracy and Reliability
||Science Policy and Research Evaluation: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
||Research Fronts and Emerging Issues
||Technology and Innovation Including Patent Analysis
||Collaboration Studies and Network Analysis
||Visualisation and Science Mapping: Tools, Methods and Applications
||Management and Measurement of Bibliometric Data within Scientific Organizations
||Open Access and Scientometrics
||Modeling the Science System, Science Dynamics and Complex System Science
||Scientometrics in the History of Science
||Sociological and Philosophical Issues and Applications
||Bibliometrics in Library and Information Science