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ERIC Number: EJ643498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-3318-3324
Recollections of Irving H. Sher 1924-1996: Polymath/Information Scientist Extraordinaire.
Garfield, Eugene
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n14 p1197-1202 Dec 2001
Provides an overview of the professional work of Irving Sher. Highlights include his role in the development and implementation of Science Citation Index; the development of the first selective dissemination of information system; development of the journal impact factor; a system of coding references; and citation-based historiography. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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