1. Executive Summary
Part 1. General Introduction and Main Conclusions
2. General Introduction
3. Basic Notions and General Conclusions
Part 2. Empirical and Theoretical Chapters
5. Citation Analysis of Basic Science Research Departments
6. Citation Analysis of Scientific Journals
7. Basic Principles, Citation Links and Terminology
8. ISI Coverage by Discipline
9. Implications for the Use of the ISI Citation Indexes in Research Evaluation
10. Differences Between Science, Social Sciences and Humanities
11. Expanded Citation Analysis: A Case Study in Economics
12. A Case Study of Research Performance in Law
13. Introductory Notes on Accuracy Issues
14. Accuracy of Citation Counts
15. Problems with the Names of Authors and Institutions, and with the Delimitation of Subfields
16. What do References and Citations Measure?
17. Towards a Theory of Citation: Some Building Blocks
18. Implications for the Use of Citation Analysis in Research Evaluation
19. Peer Review and the Use and Validity of Citation Analysis
20. Analysis of Peer Assessments of Research Departments
21. Analysis of a National Research Council
22. Did Global Scientific Publication Productivity Increase During the 1980s and 1990s?
23. Measuring Trends in National Publication Output
24. Does International Scientific Collaboration Pay?
25. Do US Scientists Overcite Papers from their Own Country?
26. Development of New Indicators
27. Electronic Publishing, New Databases and Search Engines
28. Further Research
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Keywords: COMPUTERS / Computer Science COM014000