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WIS 2013 : 9th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)


When Aug 15, 2013 - Aug 17, 2013
Where Tartu, Estonia
Submission Deadline Mar 3, 2013
Notification Due Apr 7, 2013
Final Version Due Jun 9, 2013
Categories    scientometrics   informetrics   collaboration

Call For Papers

9th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)


14th COLLNET Meeting

August 15-17, 2013 Tartu, Estonia

Hosted by Estonian Research Council and COLLNET

General Chair: Hildrun Kretschmer (Germany, China)

Local Chair : √úlle Must (Estonia)

The broad focus of the conference is on collaboration and communication in science and
technology; science policy; quantitative aspects of science of science; and combination and
integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches in study of scientific practices.
The conference thus aims to contribute to evidence-based and informed knowledge about
scientific research and practices which in turn may further provide input to institutional,
regional, national and international research and innovation policy making.
Theoretical, methodological and applied aspects, for example:
- Emerging issues in Scientometrics / Informetrics /webometrics and history
- Science Policy and collaboration
- Collaboration Studies for Science & Society
- Collaboration, Knowledge Management & Industrial Partnership
- Collaborative Bridge between Academic Research and Industry
- Techniques for Collaboration Studies
- Visualization Techniques in Collaboration Studies
- Quantitative analysis of S&T innovations
- Informetrics laws and distributions, mathematical models of communication or
- Nature and growth of science and of collaboration in science and its relation with
technological output
- Evaluation indicators
- Collaboration in science and in technology from both quantitative and qualitative
points of view
Please, note that these examples listed above give a broad outline of the scope of the
workshop theme but do not limit it.

Programme Committee:


and Local Programme Committee

Important Dates:
March 03, 2013 (Deadline), Extended Abstract, (3 pages, abstracts less than 2.5 pages are not accepted )
Please upload your file at:

Please, send additionally a copy of your extended abstract to

Hildrun Kretschmer (

April 07, 2013, Acceptance Notification
May 26, 2013 (Deadline), Abstract for Poster Presentation (1 page)
June 09, 2013 (Deadline), Full Paper

(Camera-ready version, maximum 10 pages including tables, figures, references)

The extended abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Programme Committee. The accepted full papers will be published in the proceedings.

For more details of the conference, please have a view at the website:

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