Scientometrics is a journal published by Springer. It is concerned with the quantitative features and characteristics of science and scientific research. Emphasis is placed on investigations in which the development and mechanism of science are studied by statistical mathematical methods. The journal provides valuable assistance to librarians and documentalists in central scientific agencies, ministries, research institutes and laboratories.
The April Special issue of the Journal (vol. 99, issue 1, April 2014) is focused on Triple Helix in Asia and includes the interview of Prof. Leydesdorff, THA Vice-President, entitled “An interview with Loet Leydesdorff: the past, present, and future of the triple helix in the age of big data”.