Definition of bibliometrics
- How many publishing scientists know anything at all about citation networks … bibliometrics, or even basic information retrieval?
- —Donald A. Windsor, Chemical & Engineering News, 18 Nov. 1974
- Two of the primary concerns of information scientists have been information retrieval and bibliometrics.
- —Fred Lerner, The Story of Libraries, (1945) 1998
- … growing scientific opportunities confront governments with increasingly tough choices of where to focus support. Bibliometrics appears to provide a powerful management tool to help make such decisions.
- —Lee Elliot Major, The Guardian (London), 16 June 1998
bibliometricplay \ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈme-trik, -blē-ō-\ adjective
- Quite apart from being a very useful text, this is an interesting book simply in which to follow the process of bibliometric analysis.
- —British Book News, May 1978
- bibliometric data
- The publishing statistics …, however, show that in the early seventeenth century Englishmen bought several million long books describing in great detail precisely the ideas which Haigh argues they did not know. The bibliometric evidence thus leaves little doubt that a sizeable group of Englishmen had learned the core ideas of Protestantism very well indeed.
- —Kari Konkola et al., History Today, October 2003