PAPERS BY DR. R.K. MERTON
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List of papers by Dr. R.K. Merton
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/merton/list.html

Merton R.K.  "The Thomas Theorem and The Matthew Effect"
Social Forces, 74(2): 379-424, December 1995
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/merton/thomastheorem.pdf

Merton R.K. "The Matthew Effect in Science : The reward and communication systems
of science are considered."
Science, 159(3810): 56-63, January 5, 1968
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/merton/matthew1.pdf

Merton  R.K. "The Matthew Effect in Science, II : Cumulative Advantage and the Symbolism of Intellectual Property"
ISIS, 79: 606-623, 1988
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/merton/matthewii.pdf

Merton R.K. and Garfield E. "Little Science, Big Science ... and Beyond gathers together the major works of Derek de Solla Price"
Columbia University Press, New York. 301p.
Reprinted in Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:10, p.72, 1987    Current Contents, #11, p.3, March 16, 1987
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v10p072y1987.pdf

Merton R.K. "Foreword to Eugene Garfield's book, Citation Indexing"
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/ci/foreword.pdf

"Citation Data As Science Indicators" by E. Garfield, M. V. Malin, H. Small.
Reprinted from: Toward a Metric of Science: The Advent of Science Indicators.
Eds. Y. Elkana, J. Lederberg, R.K. Merton, A. Thackray and H. Zuckerman, J. Wiley & Sons, NY. 1978
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v6p580y1983.pdf

Merton R.K. "The Matthew Effect in Science"
Science, 159(3810): 56-63, January 5, 1968
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/merton/matthew1.pdf

"Social Science Quotations - A New Volume of a Famous Encyclopedia"  Edited by David L. Sills and Robert K. Merton
(From Editors introduction to International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Volume 19. Quotations. David L. Sills, Editor and Robert K. Merton, Advisory Editor.   Copyright  1991 Macmillan Publishing Company, a Division of Macmillan Inc. Excerpted with permission of  the publisher)
 http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v14p094y1991.pdf
 
 

ESSAYS ABOUT DR. R.K. MERTON


Garfield E. "Citation Measures of the Influence of Robert K. Merton. Part 1."
Reprinted from:Gieryn TL, ed. Science and Social Structure:  a Festschrift  for Robert K Merton
New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1980. p, 61-74,
Reprinted in Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:6, p.314, 1983.
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v6p314y1983.pdf

Garfield E. "Citation Measures of the Influence of Robert K. Merton, Part 2"
Reprinted from:Gieryn TL, ed. Science and Social Structure:  a Festschrift  for Robert K Merton
New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1980. p, 61-74,
Reprinted in  Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:6, p.321, 1983
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v6p321y1983.pdf

Garfield E. "Robert K. Merton -- Author and Editor Extraordinaire. Part 1."
Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:6, p.312-318, 1983 Current Contents, #39, p. 5-11, September 26, 1983
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v6p312y1983.pdf

Garfield E. "Robert K. Merton -- Author and Editor Extraordinaire. Part 2."
Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:6, p.319-329, 1983     Current Contents, #40, p.5-15, October 3, 1983
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v6p319y1983.pdf

Garfield  E. "The Anomie-Deviant Behavior Connection: The theories of Durkheim, Merton, and Srole"
Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:10, p.272, 1987 Current Contents, #39, p.3, September 28,
1987
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v10p272y1987.pdf

Garfield E. "Social Science Quotations - A New Volume of a Famous Encyclopedia Edited by David L. Sills and Robert K. Merton"
Essays of an Information Scientist: Science Reviews, Journalism Inventiveness and Other Essays, Vol:14, p.91, 1991
Current Contents, #23, p.5-10, June 10, 1991
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v14p091y1991.pdf

Garfield E. "Robert K. Merton: Among the Giants"
Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:3, p.176-178, 1977-78     Current Contents, #28, p.5-8, July 11, 1977
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v3p176y1977-78.pdf

Garfield E. "Science Historian I.B. Cohen Reviews Social Studies of Science by Sociologist Bernard Barber"
Essays of an Information Scientist: Of Nobel Class, Women in Science, Citation Classics, and other Essays, Vol:15, p.28, 1992-93
Current Contents, #9, p.3-9, March 2, 1992
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v15p028y1992-93.pdf

Garfield E. "Social Science Quotations by David L. Sills and Robert K. Merton: Revisiting the New Paperback Edition"
Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:15, p.166, 1992-93,  Current Contents #43, October 26, 1992
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v15p166y1992-93.pdf

Garfield  E. "A Tribute to Robert K. Merton on receiving the National Medal of Science"
The Scientist 8[20]:13, Oct. 17, 1994
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/commentaries/tsv08(20)p13y19941017.pdf

Citation Data As Science Indicators by E. Garfield, M. V. Malin, H. Small.
Reprinted from: Toward a Metric of Science: The Advent of Science Indicators.
Eds. Y. Elkana, J. Lederberg, R.K. Merton, A. Thackray and H. Zuckerman, J. Wiley & Sons, NY. 1978
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v6p580y1983.pdf