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Remembering Manfred Bonitz (7.3.1931–14.8.2012) on the first anniversary of his death

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    For another, more extended bibliometric analysis of articles by Manfred Bonitz in the Social Science Citation Index only see Leydesdorff (2011).


  1. Bonitz, M. (1963). Modern multi-channel time analyzers in the nanosecond range. Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 22(2), 238–252. doi:10.1016/0029-554X(63)90251-9.

  2. Bonitz, M. (1969). Nuclear spectroscopy at the deuteron beam. Habilitation thesis, report ZfK-172. Central Institute for Nuclear Research, Technical University Dresden, Dresden (in German).

  3. Bonitz, M. (1970). The international nuclear information system INIS. Report ZfK-194. Central Institute for Nuclear Research, Rossendorf (in German).

  4. Bonitz, M. (1974). Information systems in science and technology. 8 Lectures for chemists. Report ZfK-272. Central Institute for Nuclear Research, Rossendorf (in German).

  5. Bonitz, M. (1977). Notes on the development of secondary periodicals from “Journal-des-Scavans” to “Pharmaceutisches-Central-Blatt”. International Forum on Information and Documentation, 2(1), 26–31.

  6. Bonitz, M. (1979). Scientific research and scientific information. In Beiträge zur Forschungstechnologie (Vol. 6). Berlin: Akademie-Verlag (in German).

  7. Bonitz, M. (1983). How good are our scientific journals? Journals of the GDR in the journal citation reports. Zentralblatt für Bibliothekswesen, 97(6), 253–256 (in German).

  8. Bonitz, M. (1985). Tell me where you publish…. Wissenschaft und Fortschritt, 35(1), 23–24. (in German).

  9. Bonitz, M. (1986). Holography and speed principle: Behavioural principles in the scientific communication system. Informatik (Berlin), 33(5), 191–193. (in German).

  10. Bonitz, M. (1987). Nauchnoe issledovanie i nauchnaya informatsiya. Moscow: Nauka (in Russian).

  11. Bonitz, M. (1988). What happened in Chernobyl? In Flach, G., Banse, G., & Bonitz, M. (Eds.), AtomkraftHerausforderung an die Menschheit (pp. 124–132). Berlin: Präsidium der URANIA/Rossendorf: Central Institute for Nuclear Research (in German).

  12. Bonitz, M. (1991). The impact of behavioral principles on the design of the system of the scientific communication. Scientometrics, 20(1), 107–111. doi:10.1007/BF02018148.

  13. Bonitz, M. (1994). The multidimensional space of scientometrics; The Derek John de Solla Price awards 1984–1993. Scientometrics, 29(1), 3–14. doi:10.1007/BF02018380.

  14. Bonitz, M. (2001). Guest editor’s foreword about the Nalimov memorial issue of the journal. Scientometrics, 52(2), 107–109. doi:10.1023/A:1017986917073.

  15. Bonitz, M. (2003). Obituary: Robert King Merton (1910–2003). Scientometrics, 57(2), 151–152. doi:10.1023/A:1024146632506.

  16. Bonitz, M. (2006). Klaus Fuchs—The enduring contribution to physics from his British period. Scientometrics, 62(3), 343–350.

  17. Bonitz, M., & Berlovich, E. J. (1960). Notes on a fast time analyzer for short lifetime measurements. Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 9(1), 13–20. doi:10.1016/0029-554X(60)90044-6.

  18. Bonitz, M., & Schmidt, P. (1978). Growing importance of R&D reports as shown by nuclear science reports. International Forum on Information and Documentation, 3(1), 8–12.

  19. Bonitz, M., Kantele, J., & Hansen, N. J. S. (1968). Evidence for j-forbidden isomeric transition in 208Bi. Nuclear Physics A, 115(1), 219–224. doi:10-1016/0375-9474(68)90656-8.

  20. Bonitz, M., Bruckner, E., & Scharnhorst, A. (1997). Characteristics and impact of the Matthew effect for countries. Scientometrics, 40(3), 407–422. doi:10.1007/BF02459289.

  21. Carbo, T., & Hahn, T. B. (Eds). (2012). International perspectives on the history of information science and technology. In Proceedings of the ASIS&T 2012 pre-conference on the history of ASIS&T and information science and technology. Medford, NJ: Information Today.

  22. Flach, G., & Bonitz, M. (1986). 30 Years of nuclear energy research at the Central Institute for Nuclear Research. Kernenergie, 29(1), 1–2. (in German).

  23. Flach, G., Banse, G., Bonitz, M. (Eds.). (1988). Atomkraft—Herausforderung an die Menschheit. Berlin: Praesidium der URANIA/Rossendorf: Central Institute for Nuclear Research (in German).

  24. Funke, L., Kaun, K.-H., Kemnitz, P., Sodan, H., Winter, G., Bonitz, M., et al. (1969). Three-quasiparticle excitations in 175Yb. Nuclear Physics A, 130(2), 333–341. doi:10.1016/0375-9474(69)90734-9.

  25. Glänzel, W. (2011). Some thoughts on Manfred Bonitz’s two behavioural principles governing research and communication processes. In W. Glänzel & B. Schlemmer (Eds.), The two behavioural principles of Manfred Bonitz—A Festschrift for his 80th birthday. Special Volume of the ISSI e-Newsletter, Vol. 25-S March 2011, pp. 11–13. http://www.issi-society.info/manfredbonitz/manfredbonitz80.pdf.

  26. Leydesdorff, L. (2011). Manfred Bonitz and the Matthew effect: Quantitative content analysis of citation contexts. In W. Glänzel, & B. Schlemmer (Eds.), The two behavioural principles of Manfred Bonitz: A Festschrift for his 80th birthday. Special Volume of the ISSI e-Newsletter, Leuven. Vol. 25-S March 2011, pp. 49–56. http://www.issi-society.info/manfredbonitz/.

  27. Merton, R. K. (1968). The Matthew effect in science. The reward and communication systems of science are considered. Science, 159(3810), 56–63.

  28. Michajlov, A. I., Černyj, A. I., & Giljarevskij, R. S. (1980). Wissenschaftliche Kommunikation und Informatik. VEB Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig. German translation of: Mikhaĭlov, A. I., Chernyĭ, A. I., & Gilyarevskiĭ, R. S. (1976). Nauchnye kommunikatsii i informatika. Nauka, Moscow. English translation: Mikhailov, A. I., Chernyi, A. I., & Giliarevskii, R. S. (1984). Scientific communication and informatics. Arlington, VA: Information Resources Press.

  29. Parthey, H. (2003). Bibliography of Manfred Bonitz. Compiled on the occasion of his 70th birthday. In H. Parthey & W. Umstätter (Eds.), Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift und Digitale Bibliothek. Wissenschaftsforschung Jahrbuch 2002 (pp. 175–191). Berlin; Society for Science Studies (in German). http://www.wissenschaftforschung.de/Bonitz/Bonitz_bib-70.pdf.

  30. Zipf, G. K. (1949). Human behavior and the principle of least effort. An introduction to human ecology. Cambridge, MA: Addison-Wesley Press.

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Bonitz, M., Scharnhorst, A. Remembering Manfred Bonitz (7.3.1931–14.8.2012) on the first anniversary of his death. Scientometrics 97, 121–128 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-013-1056-y

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