Eugene Garfield and the Evaluation Process for Science and Technology

Claudio Ando Nicolini
 

Abstract

Eugene Garfield, who died in Philadelphia on February 26, 2017 at the age of 92 years old, was one of the founders of bibliometrics and scientometrics creating Current Contents, Science Citation Index (SCI), Journal Citation Reports, and Index Chemicus, among others, and founded the magazine. The Scientist capable to dramatically influence the evaluation process of scientists, physicians and engineers and the grants assignments worldwide in the academia, health and industry. Eugene Garfield death is why all changed since then in late February 2017 for Science and Technology took place worldwide and more will change from now on if we do not do something immediately.

Published on: April 27, 2018
doi: 10.17756/nwj.2018-054
Citation: Nicolini C. 2018. Eugene Garfield and the Evaluation Process for Science and Technology. NanoWorld J 4(1): 16.

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