ISI and ASIS Announce First Annual Citation Analysis Research Grant

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The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and the American Society for Information Science (ASIS) have announced the first annual ISI/ASIS Citation Analysis Research Grant. According to the two organizations, the grant, which will consist of a $3,000 award donated by ISI, is intended to support research based on citation analysis by encouraging and assisting individuals in this area.

"We are happy to offer the funding to further research in the area of citation analysis," said Keith MacGregor, vice president and general manager, citation products, ISI. "Over the past 2 years, ISI has awarded three citation analysis grants. Our decision to sponsor this grant jointly with the ASIS organization lends this award even greater recognition for its recipient in this worthwhile area of study."

"ASIS is delighted to join ISI in recognizing and promoting research in citation analysis," said Richard Hill, executive director, ASIS. "ASIS was founded in 1937, in part to facilitate interdisciplinary understanding and access to information. Citation analysis provides important approaches to the study of information generation, organization, access, and use. We are especially pleased to join ISI, an ASIS member and recognized leader in the creation of citation indexes, to support research in citation analysis."

Proposals for the ISI/ASIS Citation Analysis Grant may be submitted in hard copy, by e-mail, or by fax. …