We are pleased to announce that Dr. Eugene Garfield will be with us delivering the keynote.
Eugene Garfield (born September 16, 1925 in New York City) is an American scientist, one of the founders of bibliometrics and scientometrics. He received a PhD in Structural Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1961. Garfield is responsible for many innovative bibliographic products, including Current Contents, the Science Citation Index (SCI), and other citation indexes, the Journal Citation Reports, and Index Chemicus. He is the founding editor and publisher of The Scientist, a news magazine for life scientists. In 2007, he launched HistCite, a bibliometric analysis and visualization software package where Dr. Alexander I. Pudovkin is one of the collaborators.
The deadline for full papers, poster proposals and registration is fixed to July 29, 2011.
Note that, if you want to submit a short paper on your poster to be considered for the CD of COLLNET 2011 PROCEEDINGs, please do so by submitting it until July 29, 2011. The limited size for the short paper is 3 pages. Please use the paper format provided at submission page.
It is necessary that at least one author for each accepted paper or poster registers to the conference to be considered for the conference program. This is also necessary for inclusion of accepted contributions in the book of abstracts and in the proceedings CD.
It is a great pleasure for us to announce that around 150 qualified papers have been submitted for oral presentations. Submission for poster proposal is open until June 30, 2011.
The papers are from Belgium, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Turkey, UK, and USA.
Seventh International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS) & Twelfth COLLNET Meeting
20-23 September, 2011, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
The broad focus of the COLLNET 2011 conference is on collaboration and communication in science and technology; science policy; quantitative aspects of science of science; and combination and integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches in study of scientific practices.
The conference thus aims to contribute to evidence-based and informed knowledge about scientific research and practices which in turn may further provide input to institutional, regional, national and international research and innovation policy making.
Theoretical, methodological and applied aspects of the conference can be listed as follows:
Emerging issues in scientometrics / informetrics /webometrics and history of science
Impact and role of open access and digital libraries on patterns of collaborations and sciences
* The fee includes coffee break, lunches, inaugural cocktail, dinner and banquet. Proceedings are included in the conference fee for participants and students but not for accompanying persons. A Bosphourus boat tour of Istanbul is included in the conference fee. For persons who are interested in, a special extended sigthseeing tour will be programmed at the last day (with additional fees).
** The fee includes coffee break, lunches, and inaugural cocktail. Proceedings are included in the conference fee for participants and students but not for accompanying persons. The sightseeing and the conference dinner is subject to additional fee on request.