Submission Information


ISSI 2023 Call for Papers

The Organizing Committee invites scholars, friends, and researchers to submit a contribution to the 19th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference to be held in Bloomington, Indiana, USA, July 2-5. ISSI2023 is part of a long series of biennial conferences launched in 1987 that provides an international forum for scientists, research managers and, administrators, as well as information professionals, to discuss the advancements of informetric and scientometric theory and applications and to better understand the complexity of scholarly communication and its role in the knowledge-based societies. The forum provides the opportunity for enlivened discussion, fun, and fellowship! The 2023 conference is organized by Indiana University under the auspices of ISSI - The International Society for Informetrics and Scientometrics All manuscripts should be submitted to the conference editorial manager system (ConfTool).

Conference Topics

Major conference topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Informetric theory
  • Methods and techniques
  • Citation and co-citation analysis
  • Research collaboration, mobility, and internationalization
  • Knowledge dissemination, integration, and interdisciplinarity
  • Bibliometric indicators – present and future
  • Webometrics and altmetrics
  • Science mapping and visualization
  • Informetric applications of DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion)
  • Science policy and research assessment
  • University policy and institutional rankings
  • Communication channels: periodicals, proceedings, books, and electronic publications
  • Knowledge discovery, AI (artificial intelligence), and data mining
  • Bibliometrics-aided information retrieval
  • Data sources and data processing
  • Data harmonization and integration
  • Quantum social science applications
  • Macro-, Meso- and micro-level studies
  • Open science – open access and open data
  • Patent analysis
  • Science-technology interface

How and when to submit your abstract

The submission portal for ISSI 2023 will open by September 15, 2022. Four types of submissions are possible:

  • Full papers that will be ready by the conference date (up to 26 pages)
    • Submit by November 14, 2022
    • Decisions issued in January, with revisions due March 31, 2023
  • Research in Progress (RiP) paper manuscripts (no more than 6 pages)
    • Submit by November 14, 2022
  • Poster Proposals
    • Submit by January 16, 2023
  • Workshop or Tutorial
    • Submit by November 14, 2022
  • Doctoral Forum
    • Submit by January 15, 2023

Authors of full papers and research in progress papers should click here to download the Microsoft Word template and use it to prepare the submission. Please note that formatting details are included in the template.

A “Best Conference Poster” award will be given on the final day of the conference.
To download the poster template click here.

Let’s share our latest, most exciting work! We ask participants to refrain from depositing the conference materials to a preprint service until after the conference. We will make submissions discoverable online after the conference through an improved Proceedings website.

Important Dates

November 14, 2022 Deadline for full papers, research in progress papers, workshops, and tutorials.
January 15, 2023 Decisions issued on full papers, research in progress, workshops and tutorials.
Doctoral Forum Deadline.
Poster Proposal deadline.
Early bird registration opens.
February 15, 2023 Decisions on posters issued.
February 28, 2023 2023 Doctoral Forum Results Announced.
March 31, 2023 Submission of the final version of papers.
April 15, 2023 Early bird registration rate close – all speakers are asked to register by this date or communicate with organizers about their plans to maintain their speaking slot.
May 1, 2023 Draft Program published.
June 5, 2023 Proceedings published.
July 2, 2023 Conference begins.