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ISSI 2013 : 14th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics


When Jul 15, 2013 - Jul 19, 2013
Where Vienna, Austria
Submission Deadline Jan 21, 2013
Final Version Due Apr 30, 2013
Categories    scientometrics   informetrics   bibliometrics

Call For Papers


ISSI 2013 - 14th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics

July 15-19, 2013, Vienna, Austria

Most important dates:

*** Deadline for papers and workshops/tutorials: 21 January 2013***

*** Deadline for Doctoral Forum applications: 4 February 2013***

*** Deadline for posters: 18 March 2013 ***

The Conference Organizing Committee cordially invites you to attend the 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference 2013 in Vienna, Austria, hosted by the University of Vienna and the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology.


The ISSI 2013 Conference will provide an international open forum for scientists, research managers, authorities and information professionals to debate the current status and advancements of informetric and scientometric theories and their deployment. In addition to the traditional evaluative focus, this conference will also discuss practical applications in related fields such as library and information science, history of science, philosophy of science, etc.
The conference is organized under the auspices of ISSI – the International Society for Informetrics and Scientometrics ( The conference language is English.

Conference themes

Topic 1 Scientometrics Indicators:
- Criticism and new developments
- Relevance to Science and Technology, Social Sciences and Humanities
Topic 2 Old and New Data Sources for Scientometric Studies: Coverage, Accuracy and Reliability
Topic 3 Science Policy and Research Evaluation: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
Topic 4 Research Fronts and Emerging Issues
Topic 5 Technology and Innovation Including Patent Analysis
Topic 6 Collaboration Studies and Network Analysis
Topic 7 Webometrics
Topic 8 Visualisation and Science Mapping: Tools, Methods and Applications
Topic 9 Management and Measurement of Bibliometric Data within Scientific Organizations
Topic 10 Open Access and Scientometrics
Topic 11 Modeling the Science System, Science Dynamics and Complex System Science
Topic 12 Scientometrics in the History of Science
Topic 13 Sociological and Philosophical Issues and Applications
Topic 14 Bibliometrics in Library and Information Science

Submissions require registration as a user in the EasyChair system. Please go to to register. If you have an account, you can login and submit your paper, poster, tutorial etc.

Full Papers and Research in Progress Papers (deadline 21 January)
Full papers or research in progress papers must be submitted in MS-Word, formatted as outlined in this template. Full papers should not exceed 12 pages (including figures, tables and references), research in progress papers should not exceed 6 pages. Tutorial proposals: around 1 page in MS-Word format.

The deadline is a strict one due to the tight schedule for reviewing and preparing the proceedings.

At least one author must register.

Final version of full paper (deadline 30 April 2013 )

Posters (deadline 18 March 2013)
Poster papers must be submitted in MS-Word (.doc or .docx), formatted as outlined in this template )). Poster papers should not exceed 2 pages (including figures, tables and references).
Final version of full paper (deadline 30 April 2013)

Workshops/Tutorials (deadline 14 January 2013)
Workshops and tutorials are part of the preconference activities. Proposals should not exceed 1 page in MS-Word, taking the guidelines on this web page into account.

Use Easychair to submit. At least one author must register.

Please refer to the documentation on this website regarding the workshop/tutorials guidelines.

Doctoral Forum (deadline 4 April 2013)
Please refer to the documentation on this website regarding the Doctoral Forum.

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