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Bang those Robots' Heads together

Thanks to those of you who attended the Introduction to Citation Analysis at the start of July. The session was longer than advertised, and I appreciated you staying until the end! 56 more words

Research Bites

Common Author-Supplied Keywords in Cognitive Psychology Journals, and Tangential Musings

I imagine that most every cognitive psychologist has had some version of this conversation:

Non-psychologist: What do you do?
Cognitive psychologist: I am a cognitive psychologist. 829 more words

Good news on metrics

HEFCE have released their report on the use of metrics in research assessment.

And, wonderful to relate, it is good news.

You can find an excellent commentary on it, as well as a link to the report itself, on… 164 more words

'First Monday' and the Open-Access Revolution

Similar to the way a dog senses evil, somewhere in the back of my mind I could always sense something was ethically awry with privatized scholarly publication models. 353 more words

Keeping up to date with bibliometrics: the latest functions on Journal Citation Reports (InCites)

I recently registered for a recent free, live, online training session on the latest functions of Journal Citation Reports (JCR) on InCites, from Thomson Reuters (TR). 636 more words


Research Bites in July

This month’s theme is Research metrics.

Join us for an informal 20 minute session. Just turn up, no need to book.

‘Bang those robot heads together’ 165 more words


Peer review motivations and measurement

Yesterday’s blogpost by David Crotty on Scholarly Kitchen, outlines the problems with the notion of giving credit for peer review. It is very thought provoking, although I’m personally still keen to see peer review done in the open, and to explore the notion of credit for peer review some more. 836 more words