Research Trends


Almost 40 years ago, when bibliometrics emerged as a field in its own right, no one could have anticipated how developments in technology and research administration would push bibliometrics to center stage in research assessment. Research Trends asks Wolfgang Glänzel, of the Expertisecentrum O&O Monitoring (Centre for R&D Monitoring, ECOO M) in Leuven, how he sees this remarkable “Perspective Shift”.