Summary Fujigaki, Y., Hideyuki, H., Tomizawa, H., Shirabe, M., Hayashi, T., Makino, J., Introduction to Scientometrics: Application to Research Evaluation and Science Studies, Maruzen, Tokyo, 2004, 208 pages.; Personalized number crunching in a handbook. A quasi book review;
Authors:A. Schubert, S. Zsindely, A. Telcs, and T. Braun
Book reviews are practically unique in being public, visible manifestations of the peer review process. Two hundred reviews of 39 books on chemical topics were subjected to statistical context analysis. Dominance of attitudes, consensus among reviewers, correlation between the reviewers' evaluations and the subsequent citation rate of the reviewed book were analysed.