Bibliometrics

Nadja Grbić

Table of contents

The following entry will discuss bibliometrics as a subfield of the social studies of science which focuses on the analysis of academic publishing. The article has a dual focus, providing an introduction to the basic concepts, approaches and methods pertaining to bibliometrics in general as well as a presentation of the specific application and contribution of translation and interpreting (T&I) studies to this field of research.

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Further reading

De Bellis, Nicola
2009Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: From the Science Citation Index to ­Cybermetrics. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.Google Scholar