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In Praise of Interdisciplinary Research through Scientometrics

Cabanac, Guillaume In Praise of Interdisciplinary Research through Scientometrics. (2015) In: 2nd Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR 2015), co-located with the 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval ECIR 2015, 29 March 2015 - 29 March 2015 (Vienna, Austria).

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Abstract

The BIR workshop series foster the revitalisation of dormant links between two fields in information science: information retrieval and bibliometrics/scientometrics. Hopefully, tightening up these links will cross-fertilise both fields. I believe compelling research questions lie at the crossroads of scientometrics and other fields: not only information retrieval but also, for instance, psychology and sociology. This overview paper traces my endeavours to explore these field boundaries. I wish to communicate my enthusiasm about interdisciplinary research mediated by scientometrics and stress the opportunities offered to researchers in information science.

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Additional Information:Thanks to CEUR editor, a free open-access publication service of Sun SITE Central Europe operated under the umbrella of RWTH Aachen University. The definitive version is available at http://ceur-ws.org/ This paper appears in vol. 1344 Ceur Workshop Proceedings ISSN : 1613-0073 The definitive version is available at: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1344/paper1.pdf
HAL Id:hal-01379486
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
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