Authors:Ludo Waltman, Erjia Yan, and Nees Jan van Eck
the Web of Science subject category Information Science & LibraryScience were considered. JASIST together with the 47 selected journals constituted our delineation of the LIS field. From the journals within our delineation, we selected all 12
and Information and librarysciences in the social sciences domain. Furthermore, our analysis will only use normal articles published in these journals.
As stated above, criticism on Journal Impact
Leydesdorff and Bornmann ( 2011b ) applied a newly defined “Integrated Impact Indicator” ( I3 ) to two groups of journals: the set of 65 journals classified in the WoS as Information & LibraryScience, and the 48 “multidisciplinary” journals, including
specific character of historical science. ICHMP database has been created in Institute of Information and LibraryScience (Pedagogical University of Cracow). The development has been managed by the author of this paper. It contains 24,627 publications