How has the concept of being 'citable' evolved?

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The organisers of London Info International, along with Clarivate Analytics, have announced a webinar: 'How has the concept of being citable evolved?'

When the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) first released in 1975, the concept of being 'citable' was introduced in the context of assessing a journal’s performance impact, specifically the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) metric. 

In the 12th July webinar, Paul Wouters, director of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies and professor of scientometrics at the University of Leiden, will provide an authoritative perspective on how being ‘citable’ has evolved over the last few decades, in part as a consequence of the Web of Science, and in part based upon developments in the increasing importance placed by funders of research as well as university administration, on the measurement of research impact.

This webinar will be moderated by Philip Ditchfield of London Info International.