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Prof. Dr. Tibor Braun

Obituary
It is our sad duty to inform the ISSI community that Prof. Dr. Tibor Braun has passed away on 27 September. With his death, information science and scientometrics has lost one of its pioneers and best leaders. He has truly shaped a discipline and served its scientific community for five decades.

Tibor systematically contributed to the institutionalisation of scientometrics, to transforming an invisible college into a visible one. He launched one of the first institutes devoted to the field of scientometrics world-wide: The Information Science and Scientometrics Research Unit (ISSRU) in Budapest and he founded the international scientific journal “Scientometrics” in the late 1970s as its former Editor-in-Chief and served as Honorary Editor of the journal afterwards until present. He also conceived and launched the Derek de Solla Price Memorial Medal in the 1980s.

We will publish an obituary for the next issue of the ISSI Newsletter and we are also considering to organise a memorial issue in the journal Scientometrics to commemorate his work, life and legacy. 

Wolfgang Glänzel
Secretary-Treasurer ISSI
Editor-in-Chief ISSI Newsletter

 

 

 

 

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