Four years ago, the h-index burst onto the bibliometric scene, sparking an explosion of studies on the metric itself, its potential use in different contexts, and a host of variant metrics on the same theme. But the man who shares his initial with the index, Professor Jorge Hirsch, is a physicist, not a bibliometrician. Research Trends goes direct to the source to find out where the h-index came from.
"Jorge Hirsch: the man behind the metric,"
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Available at: https://www.researchtrends.com/researchtrends/vol1/iss14/6