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Dr. Judit Bar-Ilan, highly regarded member of the scientometrics community, died on 16 July 2019. She was professor at the Department of Information Science of Bar-Ilan University in Israel. For her outstanding contribution to the advancement of the field of quantitative science studies, she received the Derek de Solla Price Memorial Medal of the journal Scientometrics in 2017.

She was active in many topics of our field. Her widespread research interest comprised, among others, informetrics, information retrieval, library metrics, ‘alternative metrics’, research assessment, internet research, information behaviour and usability. She was the Editor-in-Chief and founder of the international Open-Access journal The Journal of Altmetrics.

The editors of the journal Scientometrics schedule a commemoration of her academic life and work in one of the following volumes.

Tibor Braun

Wolfgang Glänzel

András Schubert

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