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  • 1 European Commission, DG Research, Wetstraat 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium, Brian.Sloan@ec.europa.eu, Ugur.Muldur@ec.europa.eu
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Abstract

This paper describes and analyses the role played in the development of bibliometric indicators—and the use made of bibliometric indicators for policy purposes—by the European Commission's Directorate-General Research in the period 1990–2005.

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