We propose a taxonomy of bibliometric indicators of scientific performance. The taxonomy relies on the property of consistency. The h-index is shown not to have this important property.

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Keywords bibliometric performance indicator, consistency, h-index, scientific performance, taxonomy
JEL Organization of Production (jel L23), Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting (jel M), Production Management (jel M11), Transportation Systems (jel R4)
Publisher Erasmus Research Institute of Management
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/15182
Series ERIM Report Series Research in Management
Journal ERIM report series research in management Erasmus Research Institute of Management
Citation
Waltman, L, & van Eck, N.J.P. (2009). A Taxonomy of Bibliometric Performance Indicators Based on the Property of Consistency (No. ERS-2009-014-LIS). ERIM report series research in management Erasmus Research Institute of Management. Erasmus Research Institute of Management. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/15182