Published: January 2014
Type: Research Article
B. K. Sen*
Department of History of Science, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India
Garfield in his active life used to contribute one article every week which appeared in Current Contents and some renowned journals. The articles thus contributed total around 1500. All these articles had finally appeared in the book called Essays of an Information Scientist in 15 volumes. The present article is based on the first five volumes of his Essays wherein the articles by Garfield have been initially grouped under broad subject headings like Awards, Bibliometric studies, Highly cited articles, etc and then a very brief description has been provided.