The Web of Knowledge

The Web of Knowledge

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This is the first monograph to comprehensively address the history, theory, and practical applications of the Science Citation Index and to examine its impact on scholarly and scientific research 40 years after its inception. In bringing together the analysis, insights, and reflections of more than 35 leading lights, editors Cronin and Atkins have produced both a comprehensive survey of citation indexing and analysis and a beautifully realized tribute to Eugene Garfreld and his vision.... per page in the Geological Societya#39;s Journal increased from 900 to 1, 200. So a paper with a given number of pages in 1950 might have only three-quarters of the information contained in a paper of the same page length published in 1990.

Title:The Web of Knowledge
Author:Eugene Garfield, Blaise Cronin, Helen Barsky Atkins
Publisher:Information Today, Inc. - 2000-01


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