, Volume 69, Issue 1, pp 169–173

A Hirsch-type index for journals

  • Tibor Braun
  • Wolfgang Glänzel
  • András Schubert

DOI: 10.1007/s11192-006-0147-4

Cite this article as:
Braun, T., Glänzel, W. & Schubert, A. Scientometrics (2006) 69: 169. doi:10.1007/s11192-006-0147-4


We suggest that a h-type index - equal to h if you have published h papers, each of which has at least h citations - would be a useful supplement to journal impact factors.

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© Springer-Verlag/Akadémiai Kiadó 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tibor Braun
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Glänzel
    • 2
  • András Schubert
    • 3
  1. 1.Information Science and Scientometrics Research Unit (ISSRU), Institute for Research Policy Studies, Hungarian Academy of Science; Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Loránd Eötvös University s
  2. 2.Steunpunt O&O Statistieken, Faculteit E.T.E.W.Steunpunt O&O Statistieken, Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuven
  3. 3.ISSRU/Institute for Science Policy Research, Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapest

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