#146901 Overall Influence

Alastair Smith

New Zealand academic

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From Wikipedia

Alastair Gibson Smith was a New Zealand academic in the field of library and information science. He retired in 2014 after spending most of his career at Victoria University of Wellington.Biography Smith obtained a BSc in physics from the University of Auckland, a Diploma in Teaching from Christchurch Teacher's College, a diploma from the NZ Library School and an MA from Victoria University of Wellington. He worked at the National Library of New Zealand, BRANZ and Victoria University of Wellington, where he rose to Senior Lecturer. He was appointed the inaugural general secretary of the Bicycle Association of New Zealand in 1979. He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer, in 2001.

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Schools

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University of Canterbury

University in Christchurch, New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington

Public university in New Zealand

Duke University

Private university in Durham, North Carolina, United States

Imperial College London

Public research university located in London, United Kingdom

Australian National University

National research university in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

University of Nottingham

Russell Group public research university in Nottingham, England

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

New York University

Private research university in New York City

University of Auckland

University in New Zealand

University of Leeds

University in Leeds, United Kingdom

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#4867 World Rank
Political Science
#9335 World Rank
Sociology
#12573 World Rank
Economics
#15510 World Rank
Philosophy
#27653 World Rank
History
#39667 World Rank
Psychology
#48957 World Rank
Mathematics
#56576 World Rank
Law
#58770 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#61001 World Rank
Communications
#74614 World Rank
Computer Science
#79195 World Rank
Education
#92823 World Rank
Literature
#200146 World Rank
Physics
#203252 World Rank
Engineering
#217215 World Rank
Medical
#231371 World Rank
Chemistry
#257406 World Rank
Biology