Frank Havemann

Institut für Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany


Dr. Frank Havemann, trained as a physicist, has done research in bibliometrics since 1990. He has been associated with the library science institute at the Humboldt University since 1994. Currently, he coordinates a project aiming to find bibliometric methods for measuring diversity of research (to project website). He is a board member of the COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management. He has designed master courses on bibliometrics, and written a text book on bibliometrics.

Selected key publications:

Frank Havemann, Michael Heinz, Alexander Struck, Jochen Gläser (2011): Identification of overlapping communities and their hierarchy by locally calculating community-changing resolution levels. Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, Volume 2011 January, P01023, DOI:10.1088/1742-5468/2011/01/P01023
arXiv:1012:1269 (2010)

Havemann, F. (2009) Einführung in die Bibliometrie. Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftsforschung, Berlin.

Havemann, F. and Heinz, M. and Kretschmer, H. (2006) Collaboration and distances between German immunological institutes --- a trend analysis. Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration, 1, 1, paper 6, 7 p.

Liang Liming, Havemann, F., Heinz, M. and Wagner-Döbler, R. (2006) Structural similarities between science growth dynamics in China and in western countries. Scientometrics, 66, 2, 311- 325.

Havemann, F., M. Heinz und R. Wagner-Döbler (2005) Firm-like behavior of journals? Scaling properties of their output and impact growth dynamics. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 56, 1, 3-12



Havemann, Frank and Birger Larsen. 2013. "Bibliometric Indicators of Young Authors in Astrophysics: Can Later Stars Be Predicted?" Paper presented at 14th International Society of Scientometrics & Informetrics Conference (ISSI) . 2013 July 15-19. Vienna (AUT) .

Wouters, Paul, Isidro Aguillo, Judit Bar-Ilan, Frank Havemann, Hildrun Kretschmer, Ülle Must, Andrea Scharnhorst, and Mike Thelwall. 2011. "Academic Careers Understood through Measurement and Norms (ACUMEN)." Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). 2011 November 2. Cleveland, OH (USA).