Author: M. Bonitz 1
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  • 1 Academy of Sciences of the GDR Central Institute for Nuclear Research P.O.B. 19 8051 Dresden (GRD) P.O.B. 19 8051 Dresden (GRD)
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Abstract  

On the basis of a previously proposed method using meta-informations accumulating during SDI from an international system of the INIS-type, it is investigated, how the scientific journal rank distribution of a research institution, for which the Bradford law is valid, is composed of the single scientists' journal distributions. In this transition from a macroscopic into a microscopic field of scientific communication evidence was found for the invalidity of the Bradford law for the journal rank distribution of a single scientist. This effect seems to confirm a fundamental qualitative difference of both fields of scientific communication.