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Academia, Capitalism and Bibliometrics

Many of the ideas/ concepts within academic scholarship are quite simple, however, they are often dressed up in quite complex discourses. This paper aims to reduce Cronin’s article to its more basic ideas and to then assess the validity and relevance of these. 1,206 more words

Information Studies

Developing guiding principles and standards in the field of evaluation - lessons learned

This is a guest blog post by professor Peter Dahler-Larsen. The reflections below are a follow-up of his keynote at the STI conference in Leiden… 1,052 more words

Science Policy

Epistemological Consequences of Bibliometrics: Insights from the Scientific Community, Tommaso Castellani, Emanuele Pontecorvo, and Adriana Valente

Author Information: Tommaso Castellani, Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, t.castellani@irpps.cnr.it ; Emanuele Pontecorvo, Physics Department, Sapienza University of Rome; Adriana Valente, Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, National Research Council of Italy, … 9,690 more words


Open Access: To share or not to share, that is the question

Writing for Research called this week for ‘all academic books to go digital’. While I admit to some book fetishism (as described in the post) nonetheless I agree with this sentiment. 897 more words


Social Media in a Multi-Dimensional SoTL of #legaled

My research interest is scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) in legal education and practical legal training. Here, I write about incorporating social media in a multi-dimensional model of SoTL,* for legal education. 402 more words

Social Media

How I Gave Myself a Headache Considering the Disciplinarity of Disaster Studies and Sciences....



The great physicist Niels Bohr once said something to the effect that anyone who didn’t come away from reading about quantum mechanics with their head spinning probably hadn’t understood it properly.   454 more words

Emergency And Disaster Management

Technology Enhancing Learning: Past, Present and Future

Every year the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (ECTEL) gathers state-of-the-art research in the TEL field. Eight years have passed since the first edition of this conference, resulting in over 500 research papers published and more than 1000 researchers involved. 138 more words