Special-Session & Selected Papers Presented at the 9th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (2006).

  • Persistent nepotism in peer-review. Ulf Sandström; Martin Hällsten;
  • Relations between national research investment and publication output: Application to an American Paradox. Robert D. Shelton;
  • Scientists’ perceptions of the social and political implications of their research. Henry Small; Ann Kushmerick; Doug Benson;
  • A structural analysis of publication profiles for the classification of European research institutes. Bart Thijs; Wolfgang Glänzel;
  • Correlation between the structure of scientific research, scientometric indicators and GDP in EU and non-EU countries. Peter Vinkler;
  • Which h-index? — A comparison of WoS, Scopus and Google Scholar. Judit Bar-Ilan;
  • Sources of Google Scholar citations outside the Science Citation Index: A comparison between four science disciplines. Kayvan Kousha; Mike Thelwall;
  • Maps of the academic web in the European Higher Education Area — an exploration of visual web indicators. Jose Luis Ortega; Isidro Aguillo; Viv Cothey; Andrea Scharnhorst;
  • Benchmarking Google Scholar with the New Zealand PBRF research assessment exercise. Alastair G. Smith;
  • A new look at evidence of scholarly citation in citation indexes and from web sources. Liwen Vaughan; Debora Shaw;