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Scientometrics

, Volume 12, Issue 3–4, pp 241–257 | Cite as

Scientometrics and bibliometrics in the Warsaw University curriculum of library and information science: Place and field structure

  • Anna Sitarska
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Abstract

The paper describes the curriculum subject matter and its placement in the didactic processes at the Institute of Library and Information Science (Instytut Bibliotekoznawstwa i Informacji Naukowej IBIN) at the Warsaw University comparing some elements with other academic schools in Poland. Bibliographic traditions, and traditions in teaching the history of science are indicated as the basis for the present state of affairs. In addition to the discussion of classes and topics dealing with bibliometrics and scientometrics, also problems of reading list repertoire and subject matter of research work, connected with the didactic activity considered, are discussed. In the conclusions it is stated that inadequate explicitness of the scope and object of bibliometrics bears on the dispersion and lack of self-subsistence of bibliometrics substance.

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Research Work Subject Matter Present State Information Science Field Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Sitarska
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  1. 1.Biblioteka Naukowa Zamku Królewskiego w WarszawieWarszawa(Poland)

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