Impressions

blog migration – new platform

by Sarah de Rijcke 22 November 2011

We recently migrated our blog to a new platform. Please visit us at: http://citationculture.wordpress.comWe also moved the complete archive of posts and comments to this address. Kind regards,Paul Wouters and Sarah de RijckeOriginal post blogged o…

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blog migration – new platform

by Sarah de Rijcke 22 November 2011

We recently migrated our blog to a new platform. Please visit us at:
 http://citationculture.wordpress.com
We also moved the complete archive of posts and comments to this address.
Kind regards,
Paul Wouters and Sarah de Rijcke

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Limitations of citation analysis

by P.F. Wouters 23 September 2010

http://www.socialsciences.leiden.edu/cwts/education/graduate-course2-cwtsAn observation at the CWTS Graduate Course Measuring Science: in most lectures, the presenters emphasize not only how indicators can be constructed, measured, and used, but a…

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Teaching scientometrics and bibliometrics

by P.F. Wouters 21 September 2010

http://www.socialsciences.leiden.edu/cwts/education/graduate-course2-cwtsYesterday, the annual Graduate Course Measuring Science started here at CWTS. 24 PhD students and professionals from the information industry (publishers and software houses)…

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Scientometric chicken

by P.F. Wouters 8 September 2010

The beautiful building where CWTS is housed is part of Leiden’s cultural heritage. It was the first physiological laboratory of the university, hence it is named after Willem Einthoven. In this area a couple of proud cocks roam the area, quite beautiful and confident animals.

 

 

 

 

 Until recently, they had not seemed to respond storngly to people. However, the day before yesterday, as I approached, they immediately ran over and clearly expected me to feed them. It was the day of the opening of the academic year, so I guessed someone in a black suit (which I was wearing for the occasion) must have the habit of feeding them. As I left them, they seemed genuinely disappointed. 

 

 

 

 

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