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An International Journal for all Quantitative Aspects of the Science of Science, Communication in Science and Science Policy

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Scientometrics is an international, peer-reviewed, monthly journal that publishes original research on all quantitative aspects of the production, communication, and use of scientific and technological information.

  • Scientometrics welcomes both theoretical and empirical studies.
  • Research articles present new methods and insights.
  • Scientometrics publishes invited reviews and book reviews.
  • Valuable for research workers, research administrators, librarians, and documentalists in central scientific agencies, ministries, research institutes, and laboratories.
  • Highly visible and cited across various areas of science and research.

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  • Wolfgang Glänzel,
  • Lin Zhang
Journal Impact Factor
3.5 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
3.8 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
31 days
1,747,173 (2023)

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  • Akadémiai Kiadó

    Akadémiai Kiadó, founded in 1828 by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), is Hungary’s oldest continuously operating publishing house. Their mission is to promote Hungarian and international science, that is, to publish the new discoveries in various areas of science, to effectively support information exchange amongst scientists on a global level, and to make scientific results a public property for all who seek valuable and reliable knowledge.

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